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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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Healthy Start

Contact DOH in Wakulla County

Healty Start promotes optimal health and development for all babies and pregnant women in Wakulla County by assisting with access to care and providing support to families in reducing identified risk factors in our community.  We are part of the Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition.

Services include childbirth and parenting education, breastfeeding education, information on baby spacing, ideas for eating healthy, smoking cessation education and support, and home visits.

To find out about our educational classes, including FREE childbirth classes, please visit our Calendar of Events.

Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition (CAHSC) has joined the Florida SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Alliance to launch safe sleep practices in Leon and Wakulla Counties. 132K PDF.

Be sure to ask for your Healthy Start screening at your doctor's office or hospital.