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It's a New Day in Public Health.

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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About Us

Lillian Rivera
MESSAGE FROM THE ADMINISTRATOR

Vision
Our desired future state
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation

Purpose
Why we exist
Prevent disease and improve the health of the Miami-Dade County Community

Mission
What we do
To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.


Core Values
The shared beliefs that define our culture and foster loyalty
Innovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
Collaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
Accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
Responsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
Excellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.


Public Health Services are available to all residents and visitors of Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. Citizenship is not a requirement. We do not deny services based on a person’s race, color, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.