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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.
Accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA)
The Office of Inspector General is established in each state agency to provide a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in government. [Section 20.055, Florida Statutes]
The Department has developed mission, vision and values statements to guide our work. To accomplish the mission and goals, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is divided into two main functions:
Also available are the most recent copies of our Annual Report
HAVE A COMPLAINT?
To file a complaint against DOH employees (current, former, and applicants) or DOH's independent contractors for engaging in potential violations of law, state rules and regulations, or department policies associated with fraud, waste, mismanagement, misconduct, neglect or other abuses in state government or with behavior that creates and presents a substantial and specific danger to the public's health, safety or welfare, please email us at InspectorGeneral@flhealth.gov or complete this Complaint Form.
For allegations regarding personnel/disciplinary actions to include, but not limited to reprimands, performance evaluations, hiring and recruiting practices, etc. please contact your designated Human Resource Office.
For allegations regarding potential discriminatory action, please contact the Office of General Counsel Equal Opportunity Section at (850) 245-5002.
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Capital Circle Office Complex
|Phone: (850) 245-4141
Fax: (850) 413-8985
Whistle-Blower Hotline: 1-800-543-5353
Get Lean Hotline: 1-800-GET-LEAN
Before you call us to register a complaint, please make sure you are submitting it to the right office.
If you have a complaint against any Florida licensed medical professional, such as a doctor, nurse, dentist or a pharmacist, please contact the Division of Medical Quality Assurance at 1-850-245-4339
If you have a complaint against a hospital, nursing home or other medical facility, please contact the Agency for Health Care Administration at 1-888-419-3456.
If you have a complaint against a restaurant, hotel or other type of business, please contact the Department of Business and Professional Regulation at 1-850-487-1395.
If you have an environmental complaint, please call 1-850-245-4250; unless it deals with mold, in which case please call the Radon and Indoor Health Program at 1-800-543-8279.
If you would like to file a misconduct complaint against a Department of Health employee you may call, write or fax our office.
Complaints that the Office of Inspector General is responsible for investigating include:
Investigations may include Department of Health employees (current, former, and applicants) and contractors
Other important and informational links:
Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General .pdf (Green Book)
Agency Inspectors General20.055 Florida Statutes
Security of Data and Information Technology 282.318 Florida Statutes