A Virtual Summit
September 20, 2021 – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2021 virtual summit, A Community United: Health Equity in Miami-Dade County, to share updates on the status of Health Equity in Miami-Dade and to review the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This virtual event will be hosted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. via the Zoom platform, by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County.
The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s vision is to fulfill health equity throughout Miami-Dade County. Our goal is to reduce disparities and improve health equity, especially in vulnerable and disadvantaged populations with the nationwide realization that not all is fair or equitable in communities. This Community Meeting will provide community members, leaders, and organizations a unique opportunity to take a collaborative approach on addressing health disparities and with an all-inclusive method. The Florida Department of Health in Miami- Dade County seeks to unite decision makers across multiple disciplines and start the equity conversation to develop strategic approaches to ensure equity for all Miami-Dade residents.
Attendees will have the exciting opportunity to learn more about resident health, trends in health outcomes, and current initiatives. Those in attendance will have a comprehensive look at the data that will help develop strategies and plans for policy, systems, and environmental changes. The goal is to improve community health and overall quality of life in our region and to begin those tough conversations towards lasting change and health equity.
Event: A Community United: Health Equity in Miami-Dade
Location: Zoom Webinar Platform Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The event is open to the community. Please click here to register.
For more information about the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships process, please visit: https://www.healthymiamidade.org/resources/mapp-process/.
About the Florida Department of Health
The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.