2010 Florida Statutes
Definitions relating to Healthy Communities, Healthy People Act.
Definitions relating to Healthy Communities, Healthy People Act.—
“Department” means the Department of Health.
“Primary prevention” means interventions directed toward healthy populations with a focus on avoiding disease before it occurs.
“Secondary prevention” means interventions designed to promote the early detection and treatment of diseases and to reduce the risks experienced by at-risk populations.
“Tertiary prevention” means interventions directed at rehabilitating and minimizing the effects of disease in a chronically ill population.
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.
Former s. 408.603.