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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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Here Comes Winter Weather Season—Be Prepared, Ready for the Unexpected

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Although November 30 will mark the end of hurricane season, Floridians should continue to be prepared for the unexpected. The arrival of Winter Storm Leon last January is a strong reminder to everyone across the state how important it is to have a preparedness plan and kit ready, regardless of the time of year. Now is the perfect time to restock your emergency supplies and review preparedness plans, or create them if you haven’t already, before the coming new year.

This season, Healthiest Weight Florida encourages Floridians to challenge themselves to maintain their current weight with the Maintain, Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge. This web-based challenge runs from November 17 through December 31. Join the Maintain, Don't Gain Holiday Challenge

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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.