Internal (DOH) Data
County Performance Snapshot
Healthy People 2010
A comprehensive, nationwide
health promotion and disease prevention agenda, launched by the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2000, this
initiative seeks to improve the health of all people in the United
States using a framework of 467 objectives (measures).
DOH CHD and Central Office Administrative
Monthly reports of business
process indicators, for both County Health Departments and Central
DOH Bureau Summary Reports
Final reports of programmatic
evaluations in County Health Departments, conducted by DOH Central
10 Essential Public Health Services
These "10 Essentials" provide
a working definition of public health, and a guiding framework for
the responsibilities of local public health systems.
Community Health Assessment Resource Tool
This site includes such
health statistics as births, deaths, disease morbidity, population
and behavioral risk factors.
The CHARTS page also includes
a link to
County Health Profiles;
these profiles answer the questions, "How healthy are our
residents?" and, "What does the health status of our community
Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI)
This report, designed by the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, gives an overview of
key health indicators for local communities and encourages
dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community's
health. Community profiles can be displayed on maps or downloaded
in a brochure format. The CHSI mapping capability allows users to
visually compare similar counties throughout the nation (termed
peer counties) as well as adjacent counties with their county.
This mapping tool allows
users to visually display data, including Snapshot data, in a
America's Health Rankings
This report, produced and
released each year by the United Health Foundation, provides an
annual analysis of national health on a state-by-state basis and
ranking of the healthiest and least healthy states.
COMPASS (Comprehensive Assessment, Strategic
This site includes information and links to:
- Florida MAPP Field Guide
Community Assessment Reports
- County Survey Reports
- Local Public Health System Assessment Information and Results
- Self-Evaluation Check-list
- Compass Points Newsletters
Operational Definition of a Functional Local
The National Association of
County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)'s definition of what
people in any community can reasonably expect from their local
health department. Also serves as a framework for the
National Voluntary Public Health Accreditation standards.
County Health Department Strategic Plan or
Central Office Program Strategic Plan
Review your CHD's or Central
Office Program's strategic
plan to see how data gathered can impact or support your strategic
plan's goals and objectives.
DOH Employee Survey
National Public Health Department
Health Department Accreditation is a key strategy for strengthening the public
health infrastructure nationwide. Using a framework of standards
and measures, it is used by local and state health
departments to continuously improve their business and health
DOH Long-Range Program Plan (LRPP)
This five-year, goal-based
plan provides the framework and justification for our agency's
budget. The plan focuses on agency priorities in achieving the
goals and objectives of the state. The plan is statutorily
required to be updated annually.
Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking
Division of Environmental
Health's web portal is part of a National network created in
cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) to provide health, exposure, environmental hazard data and
information that communities can use to improve their health.
Florida Youth Tobacco Survey (FYTS)
This survey tracks indicators
of tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke among Florida
public middle and high school students, and provides data for
monitoring and evaluating tobacco use among youth in the Florida
Tobacco Prevention and Control Program.
U.S. Census Bureau - U.S. Quick Facts
View United States demographic statistics.
U.S. Census Bureau - Florida Quick Facts
View Florida's overall demographic statistics, or view individual
County demographic statistics.
Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
This is a statewide, school-based
confidential survey of Florida's public high school students
administered during odd-numbered years. The purpose of the YRBS is
to monitor priority health-risk behaviors that contribute
substantially to the leading causes of death, disability, and
social problems among youth, which contribute to patterns in
Florida Research and Economic Database
This site provides data on
labor markets, economic indicators, demographic information, area
profiles, and allows for comparisons of geographical areas.
Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
This state-based telephone
surveillance system is designed to collect data on individual risk
behaviors and preventive health practices related to the leading
causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States.
Information from the survey is used for health planning, program
evaluation, and monitoring health objectives within the Department
Florida's Office of Economic and Demographic
View Florida's overall
information or "County Profiles" of demographic and economic
statistics, as compiled by this office of the Florida Legislature.
Florida's Measures of Health &
A document measuring
high-level health status indicators.