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It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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What is Public Health?

March 29, 2024

While healthcare focuses on individual patients, public health focuses on protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy behaviors, disease prevention, and the control of environmental factors.

Key components include:

Learn more about the services we provide by taking a tour of our website, and if you would like to join our public health team, we have many positions available. You can find a listing here.

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