Public Health Information

This site will be updated with important public information on a periodic bases.

Effective use of information is the foundation of present public health practices. Public health responses—such as outbreak investigations, prevention strategies for diseases, and health system improvements to quality and performance—require timely, accurate health information. As a result, a range of public and private entities use health information to increase our knowledge about, and improve our response to, emerging public health issues, whether aggregated, de-identified, or attributed to individuals who need treatment or guidance.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish this mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats and responds when these arise.

https://www.cdc.gov/

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

https://www.cpsc.gov/

Florida Department of Health

Florida Health represents the vision that health belongs to everyone and every group—not just a state agency. It takes individuals, families, communities, and partnerships with local and state-level policy makers and stakeholders to create a culture of health in Florida. While its agency is the spearhead for public health in the state, we are all stewards of health in Florida. Florida Health belongs to all of us.

http://www.floridahealth.gov/

Florida Department of Health in Brevard County

To promote, protect, maintain and improve the health and safety of all the citizens and visitors of Brevard County.

http://brevard.floridahealth.gov/

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The NFPA is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.

NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering our mission. Its mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion.

https://www.nfpa.org/

National Hurricane Center

Provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Its reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as they work to keep the public informed of the changing environment around us.

From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s gross domestic product. NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information that is needed. 

https://www.noaa.gov/

National Safety Council (NSC)

The NSC eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

https://www.nsc.org/

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

https://www.osha.gov/

U.S. Chemical Safety Board

Is an independent, nonregulatory federal agency that investigates the root causes of major chemical incidents. Its mission is to drive chemical safety change through independent investigations to protect people and the environment. The agency was created under the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.

https://www.csb.gov/