Franklin County Department of Health

Franklin County Department of Health

139 12th Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320




To protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

Core Values (ICARE):

  • Innovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
  • Collaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
  • Accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
  • Responsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
  • Excellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.


Health Department services include counseling and treatment for HIV/AIDS, TB, and sexually transmitted diseases, family planning, school and sports physicals, issuance of birth and death certificates, WIC program, and Healthy Start programs.