Skip Global navigation and goto content

It's a New Day in Public Health.

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

Skip MegaMenu and goto content

Social Media Disclaimer

Contact: Florida Health

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) is committed to providing the latest public health information, events and resources to Florida’s residents and is proud to include social media platforms in these efforts. DOH maintains both a Facebook account that promotes family health and well-being and a Twitter account that prompts the public with health-related emergency preparedness information and updates.

While DOH encourages viewers to actively engage in open communication via its social media channels by contributing comments and conversations related to public health in Florida, we remind viewers that the statements and opinions expressed in posted comments represent those of the party responsible for the posting and do not reflect the overarching views or goals of DOH or the state of Florida.

DOH does not guarantee that information posted by users is accurate, and disclaims any liability for loss or damages resulting from reliance on any such information. DOH does not endorse or support any private or commercial entity or the information, products or services contained on those websites that may be reached through links on our page. For a complete version of DOH’s Facebook page comment policy which includes additional guidelines, visit

In order to comply with the state’s public records law, DOH does not utilize direct messaging or instant messaging via its social media accounts, as these vehicles do not allow for permanent storage of public records. DOH asks all users of DOH’s Facebook and Twitter pages to respect these guidelines and address any comments, questions or concerns directly to the DOH social media team at

DOH reserves the right to modify its social media policy at any time. We remain committed to creating opportunities for sharing appropriate public health-related information and fostering dialogue that reflects transparency and open government in Florida.