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Bill reorganizing state health department presented to Scott

By | 04.13.12 | 4:05 pm

A bill that critics say will weaken Florida’s health department was presented to Gov. Rick Scott today.

Public health experts warn Scott against signing health department reorganization

By | 03.23.12 | 4:23 pm

The Florida Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), along with Florida’s public health associations and a coalition of distinguished public health leaders, have sent a letter to Gov. Rick Scott asking him to oppose legislation that seeks to reorganize the state’s Department of Health (DOH), warning that it would be “very detrimental to public health.”

Public health advocates denounce Department of Health overhaul bill

By | 02.27.12 | 5:12 pm

State Rep. Matt Hudson, R-Naples (Pic by Mark Foley, via myfloridahouse.gov)
Public health advocates spoke out against a bill aimed at reorganizing the state’s Department of Health (DOH) during its passage in a House health committee today.

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