The Health Department is a service organization responsible for
the health of over a million residents in Palm Beach County.
The many and varied core programs include, disease prevention and control,
environmental health and engineering, school health and health education. In addition, the department shares responsibility for primary care of the medically indigent population of the county with
the private sector by providing millions of services annually through its
six health centers.
The Palm Beach County Health Department has served as the model agency for
the State of Florida and many other States throughout the country. For over 50 years it has
led the way with innovative programs that include:
- Free immunizations for
- Parental education in child care from pregnancy to birth and
- Monitoring the land, air and
- Monitoring and testing for potential epidemics.
The future holds many unknowns but your Health Department will be there to serve your health needs.
Palm Beach County Health Department
Public Relations 3-28-2000