Department Of Women’s And Children’s Health Florida

By | January 17, 2022

Department Of Women’s And Children’s Health Florida, the Florida Department of Health in Duval County (DOH-Duval) encourages women to have annual examinations, including screening for cervical cancer and clinical breast exams. In addition, women are encouraged to have an annual mammogram at the appropriate time. We offer a variety of services for women, including maternity services. Expectant mothers can receive prenatal care, counseling, nutritional education, and other services to help promote a healthy pregnancy with good outcomes.

Women are cared for in an environment focused on prevention and education. A dedicated team is available to help guide women through the clinical and educational experience.

Services we offer include:

  • Annual Well Woman Exams: Pap Test, breast exam, referral for mammogram if needed
  • Birth Control/Family Planning
  • STD Screening and Treatment
  • Prenatal Care

Women’s Health

Contact the Maternal and Child Health Section
  • 850-245-4465
  • Fax850-245-4047
  • Mailing AddressMaternal and Child Health Section 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13 Tallahassee, FL 32399-1721 
Family Planning

Florida’s family planning and related preventive health services are available to both males and females, including teens, in all 67 counties through the local county health departments or contracted agencies. Family planning services are provided on a voluntary basis in a confidential manner. Culturally sensitive information and the value of planning your pregnancies are available in order to make an informed decision regarding the use of birth control.


Pregnancy—If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant there are steps you can take to ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. The healthier you are, the better chance you have of your baby being born healthy. 


WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care.


Women’s Health

Clinic Health Services

Primary health care services for women:

  • Family Planning & Birth Control
  • Cancer screenings (breast & cervical)
  • Mammogram and breast health education
  • Lactation and breastfeeding assistance

Locations & Hours

  • William L. Little Health and Human Services Center
    (Ringling Blvd, Sarasota)
    Appointments: 941-861-2878
  • North Port Health Center
    Appointments: 941-861-382