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

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Florida Health’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Has Been Saving Lives Since 1994

Are you a woman aged 50–64 with a low income and you don’t have insurance that covers cancer screenings? If so, the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program wants you to know we got you covered because we can help you get the free or low-cost breast or cervical cancer screenings you need to stay healthy. Our program helps women who are residents of Florida by helping them improve their health, and by providing them critical and often life-saving services.

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Flu season is here! The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. The flu can vary from mild to severe and may lead to death. Some common symptoms of the flu include fever (not everyone with the flu will have a fever), cough, sore throat, body aches, headaches, fatigue, and runny or stuffy nose. The best way to prevent the flu is to receive a flu vaccine. Be a flu fighter for Halloween this year!