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Meet Our Health Officer

Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County

  •  904-506-6081

    Mailing Address

    200 San Sebastian View 


    Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 

Shane P. Lockwood

Health Officer

Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County

2017 Governor's Sustained Excellence Award

2015 Governor's Sterling Award

2011 Governor's Sustained Excellence Award

2009 Governor's Sterling Award

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Shane Lockwood was appointed Administrator of the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County (DOH-St. Johns) in September 2022. Before joining DOH-St. Johns, Shane served as Health Officer in Highlands County. He also served in various roles for over 25 years at local health departments in Connecticut. Shane has extensive experience in public health administration, community health, environmental health, and emergency management. Shane also believes strongly in developing the next generation of public health workers and has taught at the university level for public health and emergency management students.

Prior to his appointment in St. Johns County, Shane served as Director of Health for the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District in Connecticut for nearly a decade. As this was a newly formed Heath District, Shane was responsible for establishing all administrative, business, and operating policies, along with oversite of new program development. During this time, Shane was elected President of the Connecticut Directors of Health.

Shane previously served as Deputy Director of Health for the City of Waterbury, also in Connecticut, where he managed a departmental budget of close to $11 million and oversaw 160 employees. Shane served as a Sanitarian/Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Pomperaug District Department of Health, where, in 2001, he was part of the multi-agency anthrax investigation which claimed the life of a resident in his district.

Shane graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine with Master of Public Health degree.