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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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Florida Department of Health - Children's Medical Services
The Children's Medical Services (CMS) program provides children with special health care needs with a family centered, managed system of care. Children with special health care needs are those children under age 21 whose serious or chronic physical or developmental conditions require extensive preventive and maintenance care beyond that required by typically healthy children.

Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery

DCF Disaster Plan helps prepare for emergencies or disasters which are difficult for most families, but for those with special needs, the ability to manage can become more difficult. Planning is critical in minimizing the effects of disasters and emergencies.

California Pediatric Surge Pocket Guide is a clinical checklist, guides, and just-in-time references to manage a surge of pediatric patients.

American Academy of Pediatrics: Infant Nutrition During a Disaster

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response

Federal EMS for Children Program

EMS for Children National Resource Center

National Emergency Medical Services for Children Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC)