400 W. Airport Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County Epidemiology Program monitors reportable diseases other than tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS. Program staff members also investigate disease outbreaks in order to identify their source, intervene to protect others who may be at risk, and identify ways to prevent additional cases. National HIV Testing Day is June 27.
Epidemiology staff provide disease control education and consultation for the public, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, schools, daycares, nursing homes, animal services and other institutions in the community.
Recent issues of the Epidemiology Program monthly newsletter "Epi-Gazette" can be accessed from the Epidemiology Publications page. Annual summaries of reportable disease activity in Seminole County (excluding tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS) for each of the years from 2008 through 2011 are available on that page as well.
Current and historical information on reportable disease counts, both statewide and for each individual Florida county, can be obtained from Florida Charts
Reporting Information for Physicians, Laboratories and Hospitals
To report a reportable disease or outbreak during business hours please use the Report of Communicable Disease Form for diseases other than HIV/AIDS, STD, or TB, or contact the Epidemiology Department at 407-665-3266. To report an urgent reportable disease or outbreak after hours, please contact 407-665-3266 and follow the instructions to reach the Epidemiologist on-call 24/7.
- Reportable Diseases/Conditions in Florida - Practitioner List
- Reportable Diseases/Conditions in Florida - Laboratory List
- Disease Reporting Information for Health Care Providers and Laboratories
- View or download the Rabies Prevention and Control in Florida, 2014, including recommendations for responding to both human and animal exposures to a suspected rabid animal
- Recent and historic surveillance information on animal rabies cases in Florida
- Seminole County Animal Services Division
- Additional information on rabies in Florida
Mosquito and Tickborne Diseases
- Mosquito-borne disease surveillance information in Florida. This information is updated weekly.
- Seminole County Mosquito Control Program
- Information on ticks and tickborne diseases in Florida
The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County participates in weekly influenza-like illness surveillance during flu season. Florida Weekly Influenza Surveillance information, including current influenza activity levels in Seminole County
The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County Hepatitis Program provides free viral hepatitis testing and vaccination to people who may be at risk for the disease. The program also hosts a monthly support group. For more information, visit our Hepatitis Program web page.