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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.
Minority Health Month
April is National Minority Health Month: National Minority Health Month began with Booker T. Washington advocating a National Negro Health Week in 1915. The U.S. Congress, In 2002, established a National Minority Health Month and Health Disparities Month "to promote educational efforts on the health problems facing minorities and other health disparity populations.”
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Month
Please join the statewide campaign, “Take a Loved One to the Doctor Month.” This is also a national campaign during the month of October and throughout the year, encouraging people to take charge of their health and encourage their loved ones to do the same.