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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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Join the Florida Department of Health in recognizing April as National Minority Health Month – a time to raise awareness on issues impacting health disparities and health equity. This year’s theme, “Bridging Health Equity Across Communities,” reflects the Department’s continuous and collective efforts to increase momentum toward becoming a state where all Floridians achieve the highest level of health possible.

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Planting Pinwheels to Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month 2017

Planting Pinwheels to Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Florida Department of Health is recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month by joining other state agencies and community partners to support the nationwide Pinwheels for Prevention campaign. Earlier this month, State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. Celeste Philip joined Florida First Lady Ann Scott and other state leaders to kick-off Child Abuse Prevention Month. Department employees also came together to plant pinwheels to support the annual awareness campaign.

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