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2011 Florida Statutes

Definitions relating to Healthy Communities, Healthy People Act.
F.S. 381.733
381.733 Definitions relating to Healthy Communities, Healthy People Act.As used in ss. 381.732-381.734, the term:
(1) “Department” means the Department of Health.
(2) “Primary prevention” means interventions directed toward healthy populations with a focus on avoiding disease before it occurs.
(3) “Secondary prevention” means interventions designed to promote the early detection and treatment of diseases and to reduce the risks experienced by at-risk populations.
(4) “Tertiary prevention” means interventions directed at rehabilitating and minimizing the effects of disease in a chronically ill population.
History.s. 108, ch. 92-33; s. 2, ch. 98-224; s. 74, ch. 99-8; s. 196, ch. 99-13; s. 194, ch. 2010-102.
Note.Former s. 408.603.