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

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Healthy Start

Social Services

Coming Events

Our Social Services Program provides Healthy Start services that will assist mothers, children and families in obtaining their optimal health status, through care coordination that emphasizes a strong case management component. Case management involves developing family care plans, referring, coordination and following up with clients to assure access to services.

mother and baby

Our Interest 

Reducing infant mortality by providing education on safe sleep practices

baby in crib

Our Services 

Increasing access to prenatal and infant care

Educating women of childbearing age about health and nutrition during pregnancy

Identifying and addressing potential health problems early

Care Coordination

Home Visiting

Baby Basic Classes

Childbirth Education Classes

Medicaid Eligibility for Pregnant Women

Family Planning Waiver Program