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The Bureau of Environmental Health has adopted the National Association of City and County Health Officials' (NACCHO) Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health - PACE EH.
For several years, the Bureau of Environmental Health has supported county health departments to work with their communities and address environmental health concerns. Collectively, the county health departments across Florida who have implemented PACE EH in communities have become a national model and provided evidence that communities identify built environment and urban planning issues as environmental health issues.
While some of the projects do not follow the PACE EH methodology exactly, all projects are designed to open the lines of communication between the department's county health departments and their affected
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The department's efforts were also recognized in a June 2004 letter from NACCHO Executive Director Patrick Libbey to former Department of Health Secretary Dr. John Agwunobi and again in a 2008 letter to Surgeon General Ana Viamonte-Ros.
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