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Florida Dept of Health In Hernando County


Department of Health Mission: To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state,county & community efforts.
Department of Health Vision: To be the Healthiest State in the Nation
Department of Health Values: I CARE (Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence)


Phone:

(352)
540-6800

Spring Hill
7551 Forest Oaks Boulevard
Spring Hill, Fl 34606

Brooksville
300 S Main St
Brooksville, Fl 34601

Medical Clinic

Mon-Fri
7:30a-5:00p

Mon-Fri
7:30a-5:00p
(closed 11:30a-12:30p

Dental Services

Mon-Fri
7:30a-5:00p(office closed 12:30p-1:00p)

Tu and Fri
7:30a-5:00p
(office closed 12:30p-1:00p)

Wic/Nutrition
Mon- Fri
7:30a-6:00p
Tu and Fri
7:30a-6:00p

Vital Statistics

Mon- Fri
7:30a-4:30p

 
Environmental Health

Mon - Fri
7:30a-4:00p

 

 

 

Robin Wright, MS

Robin Wright, MS administrator for the Florida Department of Health at Hernando County. More (DOC - 28.5KB)

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Free Quit Smoking Programs 2014 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health 50th Anniversary 1964 to 2014

Hernando County Health Department is partnering with Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center to offer FREE 4 week quit tobacco programs to anyone interested in quitting tobacco. The Quit Smoking Now program provides optional FREE nicotine replacement therapy including patches, lozenge or gum. Participants meet once a week for four weeks and are guided through the quitting process by setting a quit date, establishing goals, and receiving support after quitting.

Visit Our Smoking Cessation Resource Page
Find a class near you
Quit Smoking Classes By County

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Project Access

Project Access is a volunteer driven program that provides access to health specialists services to Hernando County residents. Hernando County residents who have no insurance or health care coverage, whose income is at or below 200% of poverty level (as defined by the federal government), and have a doctor's referral requiring services of a health specialist can call (352) 540-6800 ext 82218 for a pre-screening interview and to set up your eligibility appointment. Physicians who volunteer their services to Project Access receive sovereign immunity per Florida Laws Statues 768.28. If you are a physician who would like to volunteer please call Project Access at (352) 540-6800 ext 82218.
For more information visit our Project Access page.

Please visit The Nature Coast Community Health Center, Inc. (NCCHC)

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"The County Health Profile answers the questions, "How healthy are our residents?" and "What does the health status of our community look like?" The results of the report provide your community with an understanding of the community's health status and ensure that the community's priorities consider specific health status issues, such as high diabetes death rates or low immunization rates". Florida Charts

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County Health Rankings

Florida Health Ranking 2014 (PDF - 349KB)

The County Health Rankings- the first set of reports to rank the overall health of every county in all 50 states was released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute. The 67 county health reports for Florida will show you how healthy your county is. All County Health Rankings are available at www.countyhealthrankings.org. Search by county or state.

Hernando County Health Rankings are available at www.countyhealthrankings.org/florida/hernando.


Community Resource Sheet

For local resources please check our
Community Resource Sheet (PDF - 155KB)


Hernando CHD Strategic Plan 2013 - 2016 (PDF - 1.99MB)

2014 Hernando County Community Health Improvement Plan (PDF - 2.37MB)

2012 Hernando County Health Needs Assessment (PDF - 3.87MB)

The Hernando County Health Care Advisory Board (HCHCAB) is appointed and charged by the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) with monitoring the health needs of the county’s residents and making recommendations about how to meet those needs. Board members include volunteers who are appointed by the BOCC and represent healthcare consumers; healthcare providers, including physicians, dentists and nurse; mental health services; community health organizations; hospitals and the health department. This needs assessment has been developed by the HCHCAB as a way to fulfill its obligation to the county and its residents to provide a basis for focusing the attention of the BOCC and the community on special health issues over the next five years. Additionally, the 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment represents a continuing commitment by the BOCC and the community that began with the creation of the HCHCAB and has now resulted in an ongoing health needs assessment process.

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