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Epidemiology

Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County

  •  904-209-3250
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    Mailing Address

    200 San Sebastian View 

     

    Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 

Publications:

- DOH - St. Johns Summer Newsletter 2014

Helpful Links:

-Florida Administrative Code (New Window)

- CDC (New Window) - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

- View or download a copy of the Health Care Practitioner Reporting Guidelines for Reportable Disease and Conditions in Florida here.

- For further information on disease reporting in Florida, data on selected reportable diseases in Florida, laboratory specimen collection and submission, or Florida laws and statutes, visit the Florida Department of Health Division of Disease Control and Health Protection website.


The Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County (DOH-St. Johns) Epidemiology Service Center is responsible for the investigation, monitoring, and control of reportable diseases and conditions in St. Johns County, and serves as a public resource for information and education about specific diseases, the epidemiology of those diseases and their prevention. 

Diseases or conditions listed on the Reportable Diseases/Conditions in Florida form, dated June 4, 2014 are of public health significance and are required to be reported to the Florida Department of Health. 

If any of these diseases or conditions are identified in a St. Johns County resident, the practitioner, hospital, laboratory, or other individuals identifying or diagnosing the condition should notify DOH-St. Johns Epidemiology via telephone at 904-209-3250, by fax at 904-823-2380, or other confidential means of communication, dependent on the disease. 

If you call outside of normal business hours, our after-hours call service will assist you.  Please call 904-209-3250. 

Please refer to the Helpful Links for timeline reporting guidelines.  Disease Reporters may report clusters or individual cases of diseases and/or conditions not listed by rule.  The DOH-St. Johns Epidemiology Service Center investigates clusters of illness commonly known as outbreak investigations, in conjunction with our Environmental Public Health Service Center.