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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.

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This month marks the start of hurricane season, and the Florida Department of Health urges every family, visitor and business to take the time to make a plan in case of disaster. There are many ways you can prepare, and it’s necessary to have an emergency preparedness kit. 

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A Community Health Assessment (CHA) helps identify the strengths and weaknesses that impact a community’s health. The CHA is the first step in developing a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). Escambia County’s next CHIP is planned for publication in 2019.

We would like your input! As part of our CHIP development, we are using a brief CHA survey to learn more how you see the health of our community. Anyone in Escambia County, Florida is welcome to take the survey.

Take the Survey