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Environmental Public Health

Department of Health in St. Johns County Environmental Public Health Program

  •  (904) 209-3250
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    Mailing Address

    4040 Lewis Speedway 

    St. Augustine, FL, 32084  

     


Welcome to the Department of Health in St. Johns County Environmental Public Health Service Center!

Basic sanitation is a primary function of core public health. This Service Center plays a major role in the fulfillment of the overall mission of the Department of Health in St. Johns County through its efforts to prevent injury and disease through reducing environmental risks. This is accomplished by through the routine inspections, community health education, investigation of complaints, and enforcement of laws relating to safety and sanitation.

For more information on Environmental Health and the Florida Department of Health, as well as, related laws & statutes, please visit the Florida Department of Health website.

Community Environmental Health Data

Looking for local environmental data? Check out the Florida Department of Health’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network  which is a part of a National network created in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide health, exposure, environmental hazard data and information that communities can use to improve their health.

The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) is a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources.

On the Tracking Network, you can view maps, tables, and charts with data about:

  • chemicals and other substances found in the environment     
  • some chronic diseases and conditions
  • the area where you live

Compliance with Public Health Laws

The Environmental Public Health Database is available to search online. This system makes it easy to search for results of Environmental Health inspection reports for programs regulated by the Florida Department of Health.

Environmental Health Referrals

Below is contact information for services/programs NOT regulated by the St. Johns County Health Department’s Service Center for Environmental Public Health

Type   of Complaint

Agency

Contact Info

Website / Info

Restaurants, Apartment Complexes, Hotels

Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)

850.487.1395

DBPR Website 

Grocery and Convenient Stores, Food Processors

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

800.435.7352

Fresh From Florida

Garbage Pick-up, Leaking Garbage Trucks, etc.

Local Municipality

904.827.6980

Residential Garbage Guide

Code Enforcement

St. John County Code Enforcement

904.209.0734

St. Johns County Call List 

Drainage Issues

Drainage Department

904.   209.0722

St. Johns County Call List 

Landscaping Issues

Landscaping Department

904.   209.0694

St. Johns County Call List 

Trash / Solid Waste Issues

Trash / Solid Waste Department

904.   209.9724

St. Johns County Call List

Open Burning – Trash Piles

Florida Department of Forestry

904.829.2228

For   open burning by a homeowner that may be in violation of state regulations, or   posing a hazard, please contact the Fire Rescue dispatch office. This is a 24   hour number; please call while the burning is still in progress.

Public Water Complaints

Florida Department Environmental Protection

N/A

Drinking Water Program 

Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Radon

Florida Department of Health

850.245.4288

Indoor Air Quality Program

Asbestos Remediation

Occupational Safety & Health Administration

813.6261177

OSHA Main Site 

 

Ambient Air Quality, Pollution Prevention

 

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 

904.255.7100

 

Division of Air Resource Management 

Mosquito Control

Anastasia Mosquito Control District

904.471-3107

Anastasia Mosquito Control District