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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Health Education - Wellness Programs


  •  904-259-6291

    Mailing Address

    Baker County Health Department 

    480 West Lowder Street 

    Macclenny Florida 32063 


The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) provides a variety of personal and population-based services aimed at health and wellness.  There are several prevention and safety and wellness initiatives on the DOH prevention website located here:

Healthiest Weight Florida 

FDOH launched the Healthiest Weight Florida initiative in early 2013.  Healthiest Weight Florida brings together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses, and entire communities to help Florida’s children and adults make consistent, informed choices about healthy eating and active living. For more information on the Healthiest Weight Florida initiative, visit

Tobacco Free Florida

Tobacco Free Florida offers 3 ways to Quit (tobacco use).  For more information on how tobacco use affects your body and how you can quit, visit


In Baker County, Health Educators teach classes, attend health events, and design and distribute materials to improve health outcomes in the community. We also form community partnerships and seek to create policy and environmental changes throughout the county that will benefit the health of our residents.

We offer several ongoing health programs in the community that target individuals and groups of all ages

    • Breastfeeding education and support from a Certified Lactation Consultant
    • Healthy Nutrition
    • Real Talk - Real Conversation. Real Situations. 
    • Tobacco Education and Cessation
      • Quitline 1-877-822-6669
      • 1-877-U-CAN-NOW
      • Tobacco Education Presentations
    • Car Seat Safety Checks