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Primary Care

Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County

  • Provides  comprehensive health care for acute and chronic disease for adults and children. Includes medical examinations, treatment of infections,  school and sports physicals. 
  • Provides screening and management of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and lung ailments.
  • Conducts health-risk appraisals and cardiovascular disease screening with cholesterol testing.
  • Provides education regarding specific illnesses and their prevention, as well as good health maintenance practices.