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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County

Emergency Preparedness and Response 

Vision Statement:

To Help our staff and community be prepared to respond during health and medical emergencies. Branch staff prepares and updates the All-Hazards Plan which explains how we:

  • Prepare and respond to natural disasters, terrorist events, or disease outbreak.
  • Work during times of quarantine, isolation, mass immunization, and medication distribution processes.