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Public Meeting Notices

The Florida Department of Health announces the following public meeting notices.

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October 17, 2017

Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force
DATES AND TIMES: Tuesday, October 17, 2017; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Embassy Suites USF 3705 Spectrum Blvd Tampa, FL 813-977-7066
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

Committee Substitute for House Bill 1269 amended Section 39.303, Florida Statutes, to require the Florida Department of Health's Division of Children's Medical Services to convene a task force to develop a standardized protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused.



CONTACT PERSON: Peggy Scheuermann

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 18, 2017

October 18, 2017

The Board of Speech-Language, Pathology and Audiology announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Wednesday, October 18, 2017; 9:00 a.m., or soon thereafter
PLACE: Telephone conference call number: 1(888)670-3525, Participant code: 7251145521
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General business of the board.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Carol Taylor, Program Operations Administrator at (850)245- 4161 or 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-06, Tallahassee, FL 32399.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Carol Taylor, Program Operations Administrator at (850)245-4161 or 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-06, Tallahassee, FL 32399. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.

For more information, you may contact: Carol Taylor, Program Operations Administrator at (850)245-4161 or 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-06, Tallahassee, FL 32399.



CONTACT PERSON: Carol Taylor at (850)245-4161

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 19, 2017

October 19, 2017

The Board of Pharmacy announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., ET
PLACE: 1(888)670-3525 when prompted, enter conference code: 5134896685#
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

Probable Cause Panel with Reconsiderations.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: www.floridaspharmacy.gov.

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made.

Those who are hearing impaired, using TDD equipment can call the Florida Telephone Relay System at 1(800)955-8771. Persons requiring special accommodations due to disability or physical impairment should contact the Board Office at (850)245-4292.



CONTACT PERSON: Board Office at (850)245-4292

Date Posted: Oct 11, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2017

The Board of Massage Therapy announces public meetings to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Sheraton Tampa East, 10221 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa, FL 33610, (813)623-6363
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General business of the Board.


A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: the Board office at (850)245-4161.


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: the Board office at (850)245-4161. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).


If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.



CONTACT PERSON: Board Office at (850)245-4161

Date Posted: Oct 13, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2017

The Walton County Health Department announces the Walton Community Health Center Board Meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Central Time (12:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
PLACE: Walton County Health Department Walton County Main Facility 62 State Hwy 83 Street DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433 (850)892-8015
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

Various Board Information

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Patricia Hall, Walton County Health Department, 362 State Hwy 83 Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 or (850)892-8015.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/ meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/ meeting by contacting: Patricia Hall. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which records includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.



CONTACT PERSON: Patricia Hall at (850)892-8015

Date Posted: Oct 9, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2017

October 20, 2017

The Board of Nursing Home Administration announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Friday, October 20, 2017 commencing at 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: 1(888)670-3525, participant code: 7342425515
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General Board Business.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: http://floridasnursinghomeadmin.gov.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Anthony Spivey.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.

For more information, you may contact: Anthony Spivey.



CONTACT PERSON: Anthony Spivey

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 21, 2017

The Board of Massage Therapy announces public meetings to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Sheraton Tampa East, 10221 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa, FL 33610, (813)623-6363
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General business of the Board.


A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: the Board office at (850)245-4161.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: the Board office at (850)245-4161. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.



CONTACT PERSON: Board Office at (850)245-4161

Date Posted: Oct 13, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 21, 2017

Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs
DATES AND TIMES: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
PLACE: Florida Department of Health Southwood Complex 4025 Esplanade Way, Conference Room 220P Tallahassee, Florida 32399 Or via conference call / web conference: Toll free call in number: 1-888-670-3525 Conference code: 8605907413 Website: http://connectpro22543231.adobeconnect.com/rrac_new/
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

This is a meeting of the Research Review and Advisory Committee. 

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and guide current, proposed, and potential future onsite sewage research projects. This meeting will provide an update on several major projects that the DOH onsite sewage program has been conducting.  Florida Department of Environmental Protection will also present results from several recent studies on onsite sewage systems. In addition, the meeting will initiate a discussion on the appropriate method for ranking the priority of proposed research projects.  Part of this meeting may be accessible via web conference with details to be posted on the Bureau website: http://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/onsite-sewage/research/rrac.html.


A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Xueqing Gao, Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1713, or by phone at 850-245-4579.


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Xueqing Gao, Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1713, or by phone at 850-245-4579. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

Contact person:  Xueqing Gao, Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1713, or by phone at 850-245-4579.



CONTACT PERSON: Xueqing Gao, Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1713, or by phone at 850-245-4579.

Date Posted: Oct 12, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 24, 2017

The Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Friday, October 20, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., EST.
PLACE: Via Conference Call or GoToMeeting. Dial (888) 670-3525, then enter passcode 164 869 6226 when prompted or GoToMeeting Access Code: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/151024501 Access Code: 151-024-501.
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

Established in section 397.33, Florida Statutes, the Drug Policy Advisory Council reviews and analyzes the impacts of substance abuse in the State and makes recommendations for the implementation of a state drug control strategy.


A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Rebecca Poston at (850) 558-9950.


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rebecca Poston at the contact information above. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).



CONTACT PERSON: Rebecca Poston at (850)558-9950.

Date Posted: Oct 12, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 21, 2017

October 23, 2017

The Council of Licensed Midwifery announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Teleconference: phone number: 1(888)670-3525, participant code: 7133577864
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General Business of the Council.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Carol Taylor.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Carol Taylor.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.

For more information, you may contact: Carol Taylor.



CONTACT PERSON: Carol Taylor at (850)245-4161

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 24, 2017

The Board of Osteopathic Medicine announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Monday, October 23, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
PLACE: Telephone conference phone number: 1(888)670-3525, participant code: 6607485549
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General business of the board.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Carol Taylor at (850)245-4161, or on the Board website at www.floridasosteopathicmedicine.gov/meeting-information.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Carol Taylor at (850)245-4161.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 



CONTACT PERSON: Board Office at (850)245-4161

Date Posted: Oct 13, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 24, 2017

October 24, 2017

Notice of the PIER Committee Meeting 2017
DATES AND TIMES: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 ; 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and will reoccur the 4th Tuesday of every month
PLACE: https://www.gotomeet.me/EMSAC-PIER You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (224)501-3318 United States (Toll-free): 1 866 899 4679 Access Code: 387-120-573
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: PIER Committe meeting will reoccur the 4th Tuesday of every month.

CONTACT PERSON: Bonnie Anderson at (850)558-9544

Date Posted: Sep 26, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 25, 2017

The Florida Department of Health announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Tuesday, October 24, 2017; 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: Conference Call Number: 1-888-670-3525 Code: 548-807-2525
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

Physician Workforce Advisory Council.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Health Resources and Access Section at 850-245-4009.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Health Resources and Access Section at 850-245-4009. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.



CONTACT PERSON: Health Resources and Access Section at 850-245-4009

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 25, 2017

October 25, 2017

The Board of Nursing announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Wednesday, October 25, 2017; at 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Toll Free Number- 1-888-670-3525
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

To consider cases where Probable Cause has previously
been found.


A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: http://floridasnursing.gov/meeting-information/


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours
before the workshop/meeting.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the
agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.



CONTACT PERSON: Board Office at (850)45-4373

Date Posted: Oct 9, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 26, 2017

October 27, 2017

The Department of Health, Board of Psychology announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Friday, October 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m., ET
PLACE: Change of place: meeting to convene by conference call instead of face-to-face; conference telephone number: 1(888)670-3525, participant code: 7811783909#
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General Business Meeting.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: The Department of Health, The Board of Psychology, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C05, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255, by calling the board office at (850)245-4373 or by visiting the website: www.floridaspsychology.gov.

 Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: The Department of Health at (850)245-4444, ext.3565. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.



CONTACT PERSON: Board Office at (850)245-4373

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 28, 2017

The Board of Orthotist and Prosthetists announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: 1(888)670-3525, participant code: 7342425515
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

General Board Business.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: http://floridasorthotistsprosthetists.gov. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Anthony Spivey.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.

For more information, you may contact: Anthony Spivey.



CONTACT PERSON: Anthony Spivey

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 28, 2017

October 30, 2017

State Child Abuse Death Review Committee Conference call
DATES AND TIMES: Monday, October 30, 2017; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: 1-888-670-3525 Code: 702-170-0355
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:

The meeting will focus on ways to reduce preventable child abuse deaths in Florida. The Committee makes policy and program recommendations to improve child health, safety and protection.



CONTACT PERSON: Peggy Scheuermann

Date Posted: Oct 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Oct 31, 2017