Florida DOH In Citrus County Celebrates 125 Years in Public Health

Lecanto – The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County invites the public to an open house February 20 2014 from 10: 00 am to 2:00 pm at the Lecanto Office, 3700 W Sovereign Path Lecanto FL 34461.

Come meet our professional staff of experts and see our new mobile medical unit. Information will be available on a wide variety of health topics such as: nutrition, food safety, family and women’s health, dental health, tobacco
prevention, disaster preparedness, immunizations, information on the importance of health screenings, meal planning and diabetes and environmental health risks.

Environmental health activities focus on prevention, preparedness, and education and are implemented through routine monitoring, education, surveillance and sampling of facilities and conditions that may contribute to the occurrence or transmission of disease.

Free blood pressures screenings and anonymous HIV testing will be available. Applications will be available for volunteer positions within the health department. The first 100 people will get a free pedometer.

For more information contact Elizabeth Wood at 352-527-0068 ext. 342.

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

Source: Citrus County Health Department