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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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Data and Reporting

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The health of a community is determined by the physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being of all community residents. Achieving such a complex state of being is one that requires engagement of the community and an understanding of the complex determinants for each aspect of health.

2012 Community Health Assessment

The 2012 Community Health Assessment details comprehensive health information about Jefferson County residents and summarizes priorities developed by community members to positively change access to health care to include mental oral health and improve obesity and health disparities.

Community Health Improvement Plan

This plan outlines the needs, strategies and measurement necessary to address the community health priorities.

2012 Community Health Improvement Plan

2014 Community Health Improvement Plan Update

Florida CHARTS

The Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set can be used to track the health status of your community. This site is a one-stop-site for Florida public health statistics and community health data.

County Health Rankings

The County Health Rankings show that where we live matters to our health. The health of a community depends on many different factors -- ranging from health behaviors, education and jobs, to quality of health care, to the environment. These are published annually by University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, and support is provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Helpful Links

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) MAPP Web page

Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI 2015)