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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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Injury Surveillance

Miami-Dade County Injury Surveillance System (MDCISS)

MDCISS acquires data on injury from a variety of state and local agencies or references data posted on a source's website to describe the magnitude of the injury problem in the county. 

These sources include:



Years Available

Death Certificates

Vital Statistics, FL Department of Health


Medical Examiner Records

Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner 's Department


Hospital Discharge Data

Agency for Health Care Administration


Emergency Dept. Data

Agency for Health Care Administration


Motor Vehicle
Crash Reports

Florida Dept. of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles


Police Reports

Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement

1996-2013 (website)

Youth Risk
Behavior Survey

Miami-Dade County Public Schools,
Office of Program Evaluation

2003, 2005, 2007,

2009, 2011

Drug Abuse Awareness
Network (DAWN)

Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Serv. Admin.