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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.

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Health Initiatives

Contact the Office of Minority Health

  •  850-245-4941



    Mailing Address

    Office of Minority Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A25 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1746 

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.