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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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Living in Florida, mosquitoes are seemingly part of our everyday life. However, many children don’t know mosquitoes not only make them itch, but can carry diseases. To help prevent infection and to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, it is important for kids and parents to practice basic mosquito bite prevention: cover skin with long clothing and repellant and spill sources of standing water. Kids can help in the fight against mosquitoes when they Spill the Water! around their home and neighborhood. For more information, watch this #FLHealth video.

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The goal of Community Health Assessment is to identify unmet health needs of community residents and to inform and guide future health planning initiatives to meet those needs.

This report is organized into four main sections: 1. Demographic and Socioeconomic Profile 2. Health Status Profile 3. Health Resource Availability and Access 4. Community Perspective

COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLAN

The Advisory Committee though a series of meetings assessed, prioritized and developed the Community Health Improvement Plan to address the needs of the community.

Top 3 Health Priorities Identified by CHIP Council • Mental and Behavioral Health • Active Living and Healthy Lifestyles • Access to Care and Services

Palm Beach County Community Health Assessment available here