About Us

About Us

Our desired future state
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation

Why we exist
Prevent disease and improve the health of the Miami-Dade County Community

What we do
To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

Core Values
The shared beliefs that define our culture and foster loyalty
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
Collaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
Accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
Responsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
Excellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Public Health Services are available to all residents and visitors of Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. Citizenship is not a requirement. We do not deny services based on a person’s race, color, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.


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