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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
 Administrator/Health Officer Bio:

Dear Friends of Public Health:
Welcome to the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County website.

Our mission is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. Our dedicated staff plays a vital role in supporting and carrying out our mission by providing caring and professional services to our clients. Through our combined efforts, we continue to be a model for excellence in public health.

With the support of our community partners, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is able to develop and implement health initiatives that benefit our residents and visitors.

We encourage you to explore our website and learn more about us and the health services that we can offer you.  From immunizations to Environmental Health to Epidemiology and Disease Control, all of our programs are continuously striving to keep diseases and threats at bay.

We hope that you will continue to allow us the opportunity to serve you and your family’s public health needs.
Sincerely,
Lillian Rivera, RN, MSN, PhD Administrator Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County