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Contact the Florida Department of Health Biomedical Waste Program

County Health Department Contact Information 

Alachua - Servicing Counties: Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, and Suwannee

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Lee Coates, Coordinator, ext. 7934
 Anthony Dennis, EH Director, ext. 7931
 Department of Health in Alachua
 Environmental Health Section
 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
 (352) 334-7930
 FAX (352) 334-7935

Baker

 See Duval

Bay

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Nate Schafer, Coordinator, ext. 1248
 Scott Butcher, Supervisor, ext. 1243
 Department of Health in Bay County
 Environmental Health Section
 597 West 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401
 (850) 872-4660
 FAX (850) 872-4459

Bradford

 See Alachua

Brevard

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Margaret Hansotte, Coordinator, ext. 52316
 Cynthia Leckey, Supervisor, ext. 52305
 Ray Walton, ext. 52315
 Department of Health in Brevard County
 Environmental Health Services
 Government Center
 2725 Judge Fran Jamison Way, Building A 116, Viera, FL 32940
 (321) 633-2100
 FAX (321) 633-2163

Broward

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Siobhan Townsend, Coordinator, ext. 4242
 Melisa Gray, Supervisor, ext. 4205
 Ann Elliot, ext. 4207
 Department of Health in Broward County
 Environmental Health Section
 2421 SW 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
 (954) 467-4700
 FAX (954) 713-3116

Calhoun

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Michael DeVuyst, Environmental Manager, ext. 237
 Department of Health in Calhoun County
 Environmental Health Section
 19611 State Road 20 West, Blountstown, FL 32424
 (850) 674-5645
 FAX (850) 674-5420

Charlotte

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Gino A. Pierre, Coordinator, ext. 1509
 Karl Henry, EH Director
 Department of Health in Charlotte County
 Environmental Health Section
 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite 203, Port Charlotte, FL  33948
 (941) 743-1266
 FAX (941) 764-4113

Citrus

 See Marion

Clay

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Robert Glenn, Coordinator, (904) 529-3786
 Phyllis Barnett, EH Director, (904) 278-3789
 Department of Health in Clay County
 Environmental Health Section
 P.O. Box 578, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
 (904) 278-3782
 FAX (904) 529-3731

Collier

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Lorraine W. Thompson, Coordinator, (239) 252-5514
 Erika Barraza, Supervisor, (239) 252-7303
 Department of Health in Collier County
 Environmental Health Section
 3339 E. Tamiami Trail, Suite 145, Naples, FL 34112
 (239) 252-8200
 FAX (239) 643-6870

Columbia

 See Alachua

Dade (Miami-Dade)

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Christine Oliver, ext. 21322
 Francis Arab, ext. 21422
 Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
 Environmental Health Section
 1725 NW 167th Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
 (305) 623-3500
 FAX (305) 623-3520

DeSoto

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Mario Mendez, Coordinator, ext. 115
 Keith Keene, EH Director, ext. 109
 Kevin Durrance, ext. 129
 Department of Health in DeSoto County
 Environmental Health Section
 34 S. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266
 (863) 993-4601
 FAX (863) 993-4574

Dixie

 See Alachua

Duval - Servicing Counties: Baker and St. Johns

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Cassandra Haverkamp, Coordinator, (904) 253-1785
 Bill Nowlin, Environmental Manager, (904) 253-2579
 Adeline Boson (904) 253- 2569
 Department of Health in Duval County
 Environmental Health Section
 900 University Boulevard N., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32211
 (904) 253-1785
 FAX (904) 253-2390

Escambia - Servicing Counties: Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Ashley Clemons, Coordinator, ext. 2052
 David Pearce, Supervisor, ext. 2050
 Department of Health in Escambia County
 Environmental Health Section
 1300 West Gregory, Pensacola, FL 32501
 (850) 595-6700
 FAX (850) 595-6774

Flagler

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 John Bey, EH Director, (386) 437-8262
 Greg Loder, Coordinator, (386) 437-8260
 Department of Health in Flagler County
 Environmental Health Section
 P.O. Box 847, Bunnell, FL 32110
 (386) 437-7358
 FAX (386) 437-8287

Franklin

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Zach Hodges, EH Director, (850) 227-1276 ext. 110
 Brad Addison, (850) 653-2111 ext. 134
 Department of Health in Franklin County
 Environmental Health Section
 137 12th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32329
 (850) 653-2113
 FAX (850) 653-9896

Gadsden

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Addie Brooks, EH Director
 Department of Health in Gadsden County
 Environmental Health Section
 Physical Address: 278 LaSalle Lefall Drive, Quincy, FL 32353
 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1000, Quincy, FL 32353
 (850) 875-7200
 FAX (850) 875-9215

Gilchrist

 See Alachua

Glades

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Brian Prowant, EH Director (863) 674-4047   
 Department of Health in Glades County
 Environmental Health Section
 1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471
 (863) 946-0707, ext. 203

Gulf

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Zach Hodges, EH Director, ext. 110
 Lindsay Jannon, ext. 134
 Department of Health in Gulf County
 Environmental Health Section
 2475 Garrison Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
 (850) 227-1276, ext. 125
 FAX (850) 227-7589

Hamilton

 See Alachua

Hardee

 See Polk

Hendry

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Diana Williams, Coordinator, ext. 155
 Department of Health in Hendry County
 Environmental Health Section
 1140 Pratt Boulevard, LaBelle, FL 33975
 (863) 674-4047

Hernando

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Al Gray, EH Director, ext. 82102
 Stefi Depovic, ext. 82158
 Justin Saukko, ext. 82147
 Department of Health in Hernando County
 Environmental Health Section
 7551 Forests Oaks Boulevard, Spring Hill, FL 34606
 (352) 540-6800
 FAX (352) 688-5030

Highlands

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 James Wolfehope, Coordinator, (863) 402-6550
 Jason Wolfe, Supervisor, (863) 382-7218
 Keith Keene, EH Director, (863) 933-4601 ext. 109
 Department of Health in Highlands County
 Environmental Health Section
 Mailing Address: 7205 South George Boulevard, Sebring, FL 33875
 Physical Address: 501 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870
 (863) 402-6550
 FAX (863) 402-6551

Hillsborough

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 John Zaykowski, Coordinator, ext. 5945
 Greg Rottler, Supervisor, ext. 5940
 Department of Health in Hillsborough County
 Environmental Health Section
 P.O. Box 5135, Tampa, FL 33675-5135
 (813) 307-8015
 FAX (813) 272-7242

Holmes

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Jace Albury, EH Director, ext. 242
 Department of Health in Holmes County
 Environmental Health Section
 603 Scenic Circle, Bonifay, FL 32425
 (850) 547-8500
 FAX (850) 547-8510

Indian River

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Lauren Broom, ext. 2120
 Cheryl Dunn, EH Director
 Department of Health in Indian River County
 Environmental Health Section
 1900 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960-3383
 (772) 794-7440
 FAX (772) 794-7447

Jackson

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Jason Hamilton, Coordinator, ext. 125
 T.G. Harkrider, EH Director, ext. 126
 Department of Health in Jackson County
 Environmental Health Section
 4487 Lafayette Street; P.O. Box 310, Marianna, FL 32448
 (850) 482-9227
 FAX (850) 482-9885

Jefferson

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Katie French, Coordinator, (850) 973- 5000 ext. 1011
 William Gibson
 Alex Mahon, EH Director, (850) 606-8350
 Department of Health in Jefferson County
 Environmental Health Section
 1255 West Washington, Monticello, FL 32344
 (850) 342-0170
 FAX (850) 342-0319

Lafayette

 See Alachua

Lake

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Elias Christ, Supervisor, ext. 5822
 Stephanie Daugherty, EH Director, ext. 5811
 Department of Health in Lake County
 Environmental Health Section
 Physical Address: 315 W. Main Street, Tavares, FL 32778
 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1305, Tavares, FL 32778
 (352) 253-6130
 FAX (352) 253-6133

Lee - Servicing Counties: Charlotte

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Peter Fiore, Coordinator, (239) 690-2142
 Melanie Brese, Supervisor, (239) 690-2116
 Department of Health in Lee County
 Environmental Health Section
 2295 Victoria Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901
 FAX (239) 690-2102

Leon

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Joya Frazier, Coordinator, (850) 606- 8378
 Department of Health in Leon County
 Environmental Health Section
 435 N. Macomb Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301
 (850) 606-8350
 FAX (850) 487-3168

Levy

 See Alachua

Liberty

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Joe Milligan, Coordinator
 Department of Health in Liberty County
 Environmental Health Section
 12832 NW Central Avenue, Bristol, FL 32321
 (850) 643-2415
 FAX (850) 643-5689

Madison

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Katie French, Coordinator ext. 1011
 William Gibson, ext. 1321
 Alex Mahon, EH Director, (850) 606-8350
 Department of Health in Madison County
 Environmental Health Section
 218 SW 3rd Avenue, Madison, FL 32340
 (850) 973-5000
 FAX (850) 973-5007

Manatee

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Barbara D. Will, Coordinator, ext. 1369
 Tom B. Larkin, EH Director, ext. 1325
 Department of Health in Manatee County
 Environmental Health Section
 410 Sixth Avenue, E., Bradenton, FL 34208
 (941) 748-0747
 FAX (941) 750-9364

Marion - Servicing Counties: Citrus

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Alex Peacock, Coordinator, ext. 2086
 Daniel Dooley, EH Directory, ext. 3051
 Department of Health in Marion County
 Environmental Health Section
 1801 SE 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL 34478
 (352) 622-7744
 FAX (352) 620-6827

Martin

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Angeline DeWald, Coordinator, ext. 2116
 Todd Reinhold, EH Director, ext. 2115
 Department of Health in Martin County
 Environmental Health Section
 3441 SE Willoughby Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34994
 (772) 221-4090
 FAX (772) 221-4967

Monroe

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Steven Whitfield, Coordinator, (305) 289-2725
 Jane Parthemore, Supervisor, (305) 809-5678
 Department of Health in Monroe County
 Environmental Health Section
 102050 Overseas Highway, Suite 202, Key Largo, FL 33037
 (305) 289-2721

Nassau

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Ronald Nessler, Coordinator, ext. 6828
 Michael Godwin, EH Director, ext. 6826
 Department of Health in Nassau County
 Environmental Health Section
 P.O. Box 15100, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
 (904) 530-6800
 FAX (904) 277-7278

Okaloosa

 See Escambia

Okeechobee

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

Kathy Shorter, Coordinator, (863) 462-5806
 Victor Faconti, Supervisor, (772) 873-4899
 Department of Health in Okeechobee County
 Environmental Health Section
 1728 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972
 FAX (863) 462-5218

Orange

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Steven Baker, Biomedical Waste Coordinator, ext. 2278
 Ivonne Rodriguez, Body Piercing & Tattoo Coordinator, ext. 2291
 Raymond Roe, Supervisor, ext. 2292
 Department of Health in Orange County
 Environmental Health Section
 1001 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32803
 (407) 858-1497
 FAX (407) 445-7494

Osceola

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Carlos Cruz, Coordinator, (407) 742-8612
 Jeff Smith, EH Manager, (407) 742-8609
 Julio Caban, (407) 742-8610
 Department of Health in Osceola County
 Environmental Health Section
 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 1200, Kissimmee, FL 34741
 (407) 742-8600
 FAX (407) 742-8601

Palm Beach

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Wendy Duncombe, ext. 5926
 Drovica Gosein-Rodriguez, EH Manager, ext. 5931
 Department of Health in Palm Beach County
 Environmental Health Section
 Physical Address: 800 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 29, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
 (561) 837-5900
 Fax (561) 837-5295

Pasco

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Rina Solanki, Biomedical Waste Coordinator, (813) 558-5173 ext. 3284
 Ken Maguire, Supervisor
 Mary Mooney, (727) 619-0387
 Department of Health in Pasco County
 Environmental Health Section
 5640 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652
 (727) 841- 4425
 FAX (727) 816-1956

Pinellas

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Lisa Frazier, Biomedical Waste Coordinator, ext. 7957
 Ryley Marchion, Tattoo Coordinator, ext. 7959
 Julie Longen, Body Piercing Coordinator, ext. 7969
 Department of Health in Pinellas County
 Environmental Health Section
 8751 Ulmerton Road, Suite 2000, Largo, FL 33771
 (727) 507-4336
 FAX (727) 538-7293

Polk - Servicing Counties: Hardee

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 John Cook, Supervisor, ext. 12100
 Department of Health in Polk County
 Environmental Health Section
 2090 E. Clower Street, Bartow, FL 33830
 (863) 519-8330, ext. 6
 FAX (863) 534-7245

Putnam

 See Alachua

Santa Rosa

 See Escambia

Sarasota

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Hector Mendez, Supervisor, (941) 861-3312
 Fatima Conteh
 Department of Health in Sarasota County
 Environmental Health Section
 1001 Sarasota Center Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240
 (941) 861-6133
 FAX (941) 861-6152

St. Johns

 See Duval

St. Lucie

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Jennifer Whigham, Coordinator, ext. 4898
 Victor Faconti, Supervisor, (772) 873- 4899
 Laurie Owens, (772) 873-4931
 James Carroll, (772) 873-4894
 Department of Health in St. Lucie County
 Environmental Health Section
 5150 NW Milner Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
 FAX (772) 873-4893

Seminole

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Angela Zipperer, Coordinator, ext. 3613
 Nancy Smith, EH Director, ext. 3619
 Department of Health in Seminole County
 Environmental Health Section
 Physical Address: 1101 E. 1st Street, Sanford, FL  32771
 Mailing Address: 400 W. Airport Boulevard, Sanford, FL 32773
 (407) 665-3604
 FAX (407) 665-3622

Sumter

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Rolland Shrewbury, EH Director, ext. 3134
 Timothy Conner, ext. 3130
 Terry Heeke, ext. (352) 689-4678
 Department of Health in Sumter County
 Environmental Health Section
 415 East Noble Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513
 (352) 569-3131
 FAX (352) 793-6045

Suwannee

 See Alachua

Taylor

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 James Rachal, EH Director
 Department of Health in Taylor County
 Environmental Health Section
 1215 N. Peacock Avenue, Perry, FL 32347
 (850) 584-5087, ext. 157
 FAX (850) 584-8653

Union

 See Alachua

Volusia

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Greg Thomas, Coordinator
 Robert Maglievaz, EH Director
 Department of Health in Volusia County
 Environmental Health Section
 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach, FL 32117
 (386) 822-6244
 FAX (386) 274-0698

Wakulla

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Padraic Juarez, CHD Administrator
 Department of Health in Wakulla County
 Environmental Health Section
 48 Oak Street, Crawfordville, FL 32327
 (850) 926-0400
 Fax: (850) 926-1938

Walton

 See Escambia

Washington

Biomedical Waste, Tattoos, & Body Piercing:

 Amanda Baker, EH Director, ext. 125
 Department of Health in Washington County
 Environmental Health Section
 1338 S. Boulevard, Chipley, FL 32428
 (850) 638-6240
 FAX (850) 415-5010