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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & 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.