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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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Celebrate Health Literacy Week

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TALLAHASSEE—Celebrate Literacy Week is observed January 26–30 to highlight the important connection between reading and health. The Florida Department of Health has partnered with the Florida Department of Education and the Dairy Council of Florida to promote the “Health Literacy in the Classroom” reading project. Volunteer readers participating in the project visit Pre-K, Kindergarten and first grade classrooms across the state to read “SunnyBell’s Dairy Farm Adventure” book, an educational children’s book produced by the Dairy Council of Florida.

Healthy Promise Florida is an interactive campaign of Healthiest Weight Florida promoting commitments to healthy choices during 2015. You're invited to make your promise at www.HealthyPromiseFL.com.

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Year in Review

Florida Department of Health Year in Review 2013–2014

The Florida Department of Health is pleased to announce the publication of the 2013–2014 Year in Review. We invite you to read about the inspiring achievements contained in this publication as we celebrate 125 years of public health in Florida. The Year in Review covers the time period from, July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.