DOH Highlands Closing the GAP Program
Florida Department of Health - Highlands County
7205 South George Boulevard Sebring, FL 33875
The Florida Department of Health in Highlands County is committed to preventing diabetes for those at-risk, and to providing quality public health education programs focused on decreasing risk for and managing the consequences of this disease. Closing the GAP is a grant-funded program that provides public diabetes prevention and self-management classes, and works to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in Highlands County.
- Fostering partnerships between local governments, community groups, and private-sector healthcare organizations;
- Helping communities address their most pressing health needs through targeted health screenings, education and awareness programs; and,
- Helping communities better understand the nature of health disparities among ethnic and racial groups.