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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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Wellness Programs

Florida Department of Health in Walton County

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) provides a variety of personal and population based services aimed at health and wellness.  There are a number of prevention, safety and wellness initiatives on the DOH prevention website located here:

Healthiest Weight Florida 

Healthiest Weight Florida – FDOH launched the Healthiest Weight Florida initiative in early 2013.  Healthiest Weight Florida brings together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses, and entire communities to help Florida’s children and adults make consistent, informed choices about healthy eating and active living.

Tobacco Free Florida 

Tobacco Free Florida – Tobacco Free Florida offers 3 ways to Quit (tobacco use).  For more information on how tobacco use affects your body and how you can quit, visit


What is SNAP-Ed? SNAP-Ed is short for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education. This program offers nutrition education to teach families how to make healthy food choices on a limited budget and to be physically active for good health. SNAP-Ed classes teach behavioral changes such as how to: Eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains, Drink fewer sugary beverages and reduce sodium intake, Increase physical activity levels, Maintain appropriate nutritional balance at all life stages. For more information, please visit USDA SNAP-Ed.