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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.

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When a public health incident or emergency threatens Florida’s residents and visitors, the ability to collect precise detailed situational awareness, share data, and receive and deliver fast, accurate and consistent communications can save lives.

This page provides links to and information on the Department’s online data systems used to maximize health situational awareness and support crucial preparedness, response, and recovery activities. For more information on these key systems contact the Help Center at

If you do not find the information you need on this page contact us at Emails are responded to Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm Eastern Time (ET). Emails received after hours or on the weekend will be responded to on the next business day.

Florida Health Alert Network 

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Florida Health Alert Network - As the lead agency for Emergency Support Function 8 (ESF8), the Florida Department of Health is responsible for coordinating public health preparedness efforts statewide. The Florida Health Alert Network provides a central location to access the diverse applications that support key preparedness and response activities.

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The Florida Department of Health has an established online public health alert and notification network capable of rapid distribution of health alerts and messages to a defined set of individuals. The current application for the network that provides real-time secure communications is the consequence Everbridge Mass Notification System. The system provides public health professionals and key response partners timely and relevant access to information necessary to respond to incidents or events that may be of urgent public health.



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FLHealthSTAT - FLHealthSTAT replaced EMResource on
July 1, 2017 as the online database approved by the Agency for Health Care Administration for reporting information regarding licensed health care facility emergency status, planning, or operations as required by Section 408.821 (4), Florida Statutes. FLHealthSTAT is a user friendly system for daily and emergency situational awareness and for reporting of health care facility status and bed availability.
User Resources
The Bureau of Preparedness and Response is offering the “Introduction to FLHealthSTAT” presentation to anyone who could benefit from learning about the new system. The Presentation is available “On Demand” for viewing at your convenience.  To register for the “On Demand” webinar, click the following link:

User Guides
User Guides for FLHealthSTAT can be found on Florida Health Alert Network (HAN). Click on "User Resources" on the FLHealthSTAT tile to access hospital and non-hospital facility User Guides. New resources will be added as needed and previous resources will be updated whenever there are changes.