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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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Highlands County

Florida Department of Health - Highlands County

  •  863-386-6040
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    Mailing Address

    7205 South George Boulevard Sebring, FL 33875 

     

     

The Highlands County Health Department was established in February, 1937 and served a population of 10,912.  Today the Health Department serves a permanent population of approximately 102,152 which is increased by about 35,000 seasonal visitors during the winter.

Our Role

Protect and improve the health of communities through education and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.  Improving the quality of life for all of our residents and visitors by providing access to quality health care to all of the people in Highlands County regardless of ability to pay.  Our primary focus is on our population without a "medical home". A "medical home" is not a place but a special relationship that you have with the health care professionals who provide for you and your family.  Continue to build partnerships in the community to maximize available resources.

Quality Public Health Care provided by Board Certified, qualified and dedicated staff held to the highest standards.

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Environmental Specialists
  • Support Staff

The Highlands County Health Department strives to ensure services are available to all.  The cost of services depends on ones ability to pay and fees are applied on a sliding scale.

Medicaid, Medicare and most Insurance accepted.

Some services are available to everyone and have no eligibility requirements (some fees may apply).