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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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Community Health Planning

The health of a community is determined by the physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being of all community residents. The 2016 Community Health Assessment (CHA) process is meant to mobilize residents to take part in setting health priorities, create an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be healthy and provide a more in-depth analysis of root causes associated with health issues identified in the previous health assessment of 2011. The 2016 CHA, which can be accessed at the link below, will be useful, relevant and actionable for effective community health improvement planning.

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CHA 2018 

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Community Health Improvement Plan

This plan outlines the needs, strategies and measurement necessary to address the community health priorities.

Leon County Health Profile

The Leon County Health Profile shows key health indicators and social, economic and environmental indicators that impact health.

2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Data Report


County Health Rankings

The County Health Rankings show that where we live matters to our health. The health of a community depends on many different factors -- ranging from health behaviors, education and jobs, to quality of health care, to the environment. These are published annually by University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, and support is provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.