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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.

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The 10 Essential Public Health Services - Model Standards Framework

Florida Department of Health in Lake County

Assurance, Assessment and Policy Development
Monitor Health Status
  • 1.1 Community Health Assessment
  • 1.2 Current Technology
  • 1.3 Registries

Diagnose & Investigate

  • 2.1 Identification & Surveillance
  • 2.2 Emergency Response
  • 2.3 Laboratories

Educate/Empower

  • 3.1 Health Education & Promotion
  • 3.2 Health Communication
  • 3.3 Risk Communication


Mobilize Partnerships

  • 4.1 Constituency Development
  • 4.2 Community Partnerships


Develop Policies/Plans

  • 5.1 Governmental Presence
  • 5.2 Policy Development
  • 5.3 CHIP/Strategic Planning
  • 5.4 Emergency Plan


Enforce Laws

  • 6.1 Review Laws
  • 6.2 Improve Laws
  • 6.3 Enforce Laws


Link to Health Services

  • 7.1 Personal Health Service Needs
  • 7.2 Assure Health Service Linkage


Assure Workforce

  • 8.1 Workforce Assessment
  • 8.2 Workforce Standards
  • 8.3 Continuing Education
  • 8.4 Leadership Development


Evaluate Services

  • 9.1 Evaluation of Population Health
  • 9.2 Evaluation of Personal Health
  • 9.3 Evaluation of Local Public Health Systems


Research/Innovations

  • 10.1 Foster Innovation
  • 10.2 Academic Linkages
  • 10.3 Research Capacity