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Our Guiding Principles

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.