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Alabama Department of Public Health

The main objectives of the Alabama Department of Public Health are to serve the people of Alabama by assuring conditions in which they can be healthy. The Department is organized into bureaus that focus... Details
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Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

The purpose of the Division of Public Health is to use the best scientific knowledge to set public policy, and assure provision of services, which guarantee the health of all Alaskans, that they may live... Details
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Arizona Department of Health Services

The Arizona Department of Health Services administers mental health, disease control, environmental health, and family health services in Arizona. The Office of Health Education provides technical assistance... Details
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Arkansas Department of Health

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) mission is to promote public health policies and practices that assure a healthy quality of life for Arkansans. ADH is comprised of ten business units, including... Details
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California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health was established by Senate Bill 162 on July 1, 2007 within the existing Health and Human Services Agency. The goals of the California Department of Public Health... Details
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Colorado Department of Human Services

Colorado Department of Human Services consists of over 7,500 county or state employees dedicated to providing human services to Colorado residents. It provides services through 63 county or district departments... Details
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is charged with protecting and maintaining the health and environment of the citizens of Colorado. The Department has 13 main health and environment... Details
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Connecticut Department of Public Health

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is the state's leader in public health policy and advocacy. The agency is the center of a comprehensive network of public health services, and is a partner to local... Details
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Delaware Health and Social Services-DHSS

The mission of the Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) is to protect and enhance the health of the people of Delaware by working together with others; addressing issues that affect the health of... Details
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District of Columbia Department of Health

The District of Columbia Department of Health provides an extensive range of health care services, human services, and information materials. Direct health services include blood tests, cardiac and chest... Details
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Florida Department of Health

The mission of the Florida Department of Public Health is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts. ... Details
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Georgia Division of Public Health

The Georgia Division of Public Health is responsible for the administration and delivery of extensive health care services and public health functions. The Division's services include child health, dental... Details
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Hawaii Department of Health

The Department of Health (DOH) believes that health, that optimal state of physical, mental, social and environmental well-being, is a right and responsibility of all of Hawaii's people. The DOH aims to... Details
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Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) was created in 1974 to provide for the health and human services needs of the people of Idaho. The DHW offers programs that deal with complex social, economic... Details
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Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is responsible for protecting the state's 12.4 million residents, as well as countless visitors, through the prevention and control of disease and injury.... Details
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Indiana State Department of Health

The Indiana State Department of Health supports Indiana's economic prosperity and quality of life by promoting, protecting and providing for the health of Hoosiers in their communities. The Department... Details
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Iowa Department of Public Health

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) partners with local public health, policymakers, health care providers, businesses and many others to fulfill our mission of promoting and protecting the health... Details
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Kansas Department of Health and Environment

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment was created in 1974 to replace the Kansas State Board of Health, established in 1885. The Department consists of the Office of the Secretary with all supporting... Details
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Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is home to most of the state's human services and health care programs, including Medicaid, the Department for Community Based Services and the... Details
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Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

The mission of the Department of Health and Hospitals(DHH) is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.... Details
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Maine Department of Health and Human Services

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services provides an array of health and human services to the State's citizens. The Department is divided into a number of bureaus and units, including: Elder... Details
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Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

The mission of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is to protect and promote the health of the public by creating healthy people in healthy communities; to strengthen partnerships between state... Details
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Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is mandated by State law to "maintain, protect, and improve the health and well being of the people." To do this, DHP is divided into a central office... Details
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Michigan Department of Community Health

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is one of 18 principal departments of state government. The department, the largest in state government, is responsible for health policy and management... Details
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Minnesota Department of Health

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of Minnesotans. The department operates programs in the areas of disease prevention and control,... Details
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Mississippi State Department of Health

The Mississippi State Department of Health aims to assist every community in the state to achieve the best possible health status for its citizens. The agency carries out this mission through investing... Details
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Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services plans, coordinates, and delivers a variety of public health services to Missourians. These services, many of which are delivered by agencies or organizations... Details
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Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services improves and protects the health, well-being and self-reliance of all Montanans by implementing public health programs and enforcing public health... Details
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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

On March 15, 2007, Governor Dave Heineman signed into law Legislative Bill 296, which merged the three agencies of the Health and Human Services System into one Department of Health and Human Services.... Details
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Nevada State Health Division

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) promotes the health and well-being of Nevadans and visitors through the delivery and facilitation of essential services. The goal of DHHS is to... Details
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New Hampshire Office of Community and Public Health Services

The New Hampshire Office of Community and Public Health, located within the Department of Health and Human Services, is the state's public health agency with responsibility for assuring the health and... Details
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New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

The mission of the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is to foster accessible and high-quality health and senior services to help all people in New Jersey achieve optimal health,... Details
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New Mexico Department of Health

The New Mexico Department of Health coordinates the delivery of health services through its 50 local health offices. Services are generally free of charge and include health screening, counseling, information,... Details
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New York State Department of Health

The New York Department of Health ensures that high quality appropriate health services are available to all New York State residents at a reasonable cost. Department functions and responsibilities include:... Details
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North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

The mission of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is to serve the people of North Carolina by enabling individuals, families, and communities to be healthy and secure, and to achieve... Details
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North Dakota Department of Health

The primary goal of the North Dakota Department of Health is to ensure that the state is a healthy place to live and that each person has an equal opportunity to enjoy good health. The Department is composed... Details
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Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health coordinates and plans health services, offers consultation and technical assistance to service providers, directly provides a variety of health services, and conducts public... Details
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Oklahoma State Department of Health

The Oklahoma Department of Health provides consultation, information, and diagnostic and treatment services through programs in local health departments and through its central office. The Health Education... Details
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Oregon Department of Human Services- Health Services

The mission of the public health office of the Department of Human Services is to protect, preserve and promote the health of all the people of Oregon. To prevent unnecessary death and disability, improve... Details
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Pennsylvania Department of Health

The Pennsylvania Department of Health's mission is identified through its slogan "....in pursuit of good health," and all its activities are defined by its functions: health needs assessment, resource... Details
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Rhode Island Department of Health

The Department of Health is a multifaceted state agency with broad-ranging public health responsibilities. The vision statement of the Department of Health is for all people in Rhode Island to have the... Details
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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) was formed in 1973 as the agency responsible for advising the State in matters pertaining to health and the environment. It has... Details
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South Dakota Department of Health

The mission of the South Dakota Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health and well-being of all South Dakotans. The department provides and funds direct health care services such... Details
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Tennessee Department of Health

The Department of Health works to insure the quality care through the licensure and regulation of health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, and dentists, and of health care facilities, such as hospitals... Details
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Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Department of State Health services focus on preventing disease, protecting health, and promoting safe and healthy living. The Department consists of a public health network that includes local,... Details
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Texas Health and Human Services Commission

The Texas Health and Human Commission (HHSC) provides oversight for the state’s health and human services agencies and programs. In addition, HHSC directly administers programs that provide assistance... Details
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Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health offers health services and protection to Utah residents. The divisions include Community Health Services, Health Care Resources, Health Care Financing, Family Health Services,... Details
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Vermont Department of Health

The Vermont Department of Health (VDH) is the state's public health agency. The Department provides preventive and promotional maternal and child health services; prenatal care; diagnostic, counseling,... Details
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Virginia Department of Health

The Virginia Department of Health is an umbrella organization responsible for comprehensive planning and delivery of a wide variety of public health programs and family health services. Specific programs... Details
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Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health has responsibility for the administration of public health programs for Washington. The following community-based programs and services are funded or provided:... Details
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West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health

The Bureau for Public Health directs public health activities at all levels within the state to fulfill the core functions of public health: the assessment of community health status and available resources;... Details
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Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services

The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services administers health programs to promote the health of Wisconsin residents in the areas of maternal and child health, dental health, and disease (acute,... Details
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Wyoming Department of Health

The Wyoming Department of Health administers and provides services in vital statistics, health planning, community mental health, dental health, preventive medicine, and child health. Administrative services... Details
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