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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.
Contact the Bureau of Preparedness and Response
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A23
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Specific Laws and Regulations Governing the Control of Communicable Diseases – The CDC links to federal laws, regulations and codes related to the control of communicable diseases.
Section 120.54(4) Emergency Rulemaking
Section 252.36 Emergency Management Powers of the Governor
Section 381.0011 Duties and Powers of the Department of Health
Section 381.0012 Enforcement Authority
Section 381.003 Communicable Diseases and AIDS Prevention and Control
Section 381.00315 Public Health Advisories; Public Health Emergencies; Quarantines
REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
CDC Non-pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage with research, guidance and educational materials to help prepare for and respond to flu pandemics both personally and in community settings including schools, workplace and mass gatherings.
Florida Department of Health State Plans and Supporting Documents – To ensure you have the most comprehensive and current planning resources, go to the Emergency Preparedness and Response, Preparedness Planning, State Plans and Supporting Documents webpage.
Surveillance and Investigation Guidance – Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology Reportable Disease Index and reporting resources for county health departments and health care providers.
If you have feedback or input on how to improve the NPI toolkit or would like to share/submit additional resources, send an email to the below address:
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To contact us by phone, call 850-245-4040