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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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County Health Department Administrators/Directors

The Florida Department of Health:

People First Website

The service delivery arm of Florida’s public health system is comprised of 67 county health departments. Each county health department is overseen by an administrator or a director who is responsible for the management and daily operations oversight of all public health programs in that community, as outlined in Chapter 154.04, Florida Statutes . This position is appointed by the State Surgeon General and Secretary of the Department of Health after the concurrence of the local governing body.

Senior level executives that have a passion for public health and prevention with extensive experience in core public health practices and principles are encouraged to apply.

  • The Florida Department of Health is seeking a Director for the Duval County Health Department (DOH-Duval). Please view the description, qualifications and background requirements before you apply on the People First website. DOH-Duval serves culturally diverse families and individuals of all ages with a particular focus on addressing health disparities.