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Health Promotion

The St. Lucie County Health Department emphasizes health awareness and disease prevention as an important piece of the public health picture.

Health Promotion programs offered:

Healthy Start
For all pregnant women and children up to age three residing in St. Lucie County.

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
Website devoted to reducing the rate of teen pregnancy.

Chronic Disease Prevention
Seeks to reduce the morbidity and mortality resulting from cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cancer.

Drowning is Preventable (pdf 879kb)
A public health prevention and community awareness program.

Diabetes Program
A unique public/private partnership to decreas disparities in diabetes care.