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Community Coalitions

Florida Department of Health in Broward County

community-coalitions1.jpg The Florida Department of Health in Broward County has a leadership role in coordinating, hosting and participating in a diverse group of community coalitions.

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Broward County Breastfeeding Coalition
The Broward County Breastfeeding Coalition is a countywide multidisciplinary group of individuals, businesses and organizations with the mission: to improve the health of Broward County residents by working collaboratively to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.  The coalition provides a forum for individuals and organizations to work together to increase Broward County's rates of initiation and duration of breastfeeding.  For more information please call (954) 467-4700 Ext. 4309.

Broward County Prevention Planning Partnership (BCPPP)
For more information please call (954) 467-4700 Ext. 4991.

Florida Department of Health in Broward County Outreach Planning Group
For more information please call (954) 467-4700 Ext. 5813.

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Broward County Healthcare Coalition
The Mission of the Broward County Healthcare Coalition is to develop and promote effective collaboration, planning, training, exercises, response, recovery and mitigation within the healthcare industry and for the residents and visitors in Broward County. For more information, please call (954) 467-4700 Ext. 5024.

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Broward County Comprehensive School Health Advisory Committee
In partnership with Broward County Public Schools, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County leads the Broward County Comprehensive School Health Advisory Committee. For more information please call (954) 467-4700 Ext. 3014.

Broward Immunization Action Coalition
The mission of the Broward County Immunization Action Coalition is to develop, implement and monitor immunization strategies that further the goals of providing complete protection against and eventual elimination of vaccine preventable diseases.  This is accomplished through the ongoing commitment and collaboration of public and private community based agencies and organizations. For more information, please call (954) 467-4700, Ext. 3100 or Ext. 5578.

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Drowning Prevention Task Force of Broward County
The Drowning Prevention Task Force provides a forum for individuals and organizations in Broward County to work together to prevent drowning.  The task force oversees the implementation of a countywide Drowning Prevention Community Action Plan. Please call (954) 467-4700 Exts. 5695 or 5807 for more information.

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Nutrition and Fitness Task Force of Broward County
The Nutrition and Fitness Task Force of Broward County is a collaboration of community partners and individuals who are vested in promoting a healthy lifestyle in Broward County by increasing physical activity and good nutrition For more information please contact Community Health Planning at (954) 467-4700 Ext. 5181.

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Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County
The Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County is a coalition organized to improve the health of persons in Broward County by reducing/eliminating tobacco use.  The partnership acts as an advocate for policy reform in health issues related to tobacco.  For more information please contact the Tobacco Prevention Program at (954) 467-4807.