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Health Equity

Florida Department of Health in Martin County

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Martin County Health Equity Vision Statement - “A Martin County where there are no systemic barriers to individual achieving their best health.” - Martin County Health Equity Taskforce, April 19, 2022


What is Health Equity?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain his or her full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances.

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Social Determinants of Health

The conditions in which we live, learn work and play, known as the social determinants of health, have a profound impact on health.

Social Determinants of Health – Education Access and Quality – Economic Stability – Social and Community Context – Neighborhood and Built Environment – Health Care Access and Quality



 Join the Martin County Health Equity Task Force

For more information:  MCHealthEquity@flhealth.gov

 Florida Department of Health, Martin County

HEALTH EQUITY PLAN
July 2022 – June 2027