Florida Department of Health in Alachua County
Public health Florida Department of Health in Alachua County

Request Your Appointment Online

You may now request an appointment time online, through our secure IngagePatient registration portal. Click the button below to begin your registration and appointment request!


Control Flu Program - Register your Child

You can now register your child for the Control Flu School FluMist Program!

September is "Take a Loved One to the Doctor Month"

In celebration, FDOH Alachua invites you to attend a joint summit for your health. "Florida Prostate Cancer Advocates Summit" and "5th Annual Gainesville Community Health and Empowerment Summit".

Please see the event flyer for information on how to register for this free summit.

Now Open! Alachua County Health Department - Southwest Clinic

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm, 816 SW 64th Terrace, Gainesville FL 32607. Look for the mobile clinic trailer in the parking lot (The mobile clinic trailer is not there during non-clinic hours!)
For more details, including services offered, please see our SW Clinic page.

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Florida Health Alachua County

Your feedback is important to us, and will help us improve our service. Please take a moment to fill out our Customer Satisfaction Survey. To protect your privacy, please do not disclose or share any sensitive or confidential health and financial information within this survey. If you have a sensitive concern or question, please contact us by telephone at (352) 334-7900.

Our Services


Gainesville Clinic
224 SE 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

Alachua Clinic
15530 NW US HWY 441 (Hitchcock's Shopping Center)
Suite 10010
Alachua, FL 32615
Go here for Alachua Clinic hours

Effective May 2, 2012 CLINIC hours will be as follows (affecting the GAINESVILLE CLINIC site):

Monday through Friday - 7:30am to 4:00pm*
Saturday - CLOSED
Sunday - CLOSED

On Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, available clinical services are: immunizations, tuberculosis, epidemiology, AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) eligibility determinations and medicine pick-up, STD test results and family planning triage.

On the first and third Wednesdays of the month, in addition to the above services, there will also be primary care and family planning.

These hours affect the main CLINIC site located at 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, Florida. Clients are encouraged to make an appointment. For an appointment, please call (352) 334-7910.

Regular Health Department building hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Forms that can be printed and filled out prior to visits, that will shorten wait times, are available on our Expedite Your Visit page.

NEW Koppers Update For Stephen Foster Neighborhood

Florida Department of Health and the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ask for public comment on draft health report. The Florida Department of Health (the Department) and the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) work jointly to protect the public's health.

Please go to our Koppers Page for more information.

Our Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Clinicians and Hospitals: To report a suspected notifiable disease or in the case of a health emergency,
call (352) 334-7900 24/7

Summer Safety Tips

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Swimming Safety Tips
Sun Safety Tips
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Winter Safety Tips

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