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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Inspector General

Inspector General

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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:

(1) Audits
(2) Investigations

 Overview of the Office of Inspector General

Also available are the most recent copies of our Annual Report


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 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) 245-4002. 

Contact Us

Physical Address:
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Suite 210/220
Capital Circle Office Complex

Mailing Address: 
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Bin #A03
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1704

Phone: (850) 245-4141


Whistle-Blower Hotline

Local: (850) 922-1060

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 email our office.

Complaints that the Office of Inspector General is responsible for investigating include:

  • Violation of law, state rules and regulations, or department policy

  • Fraud, waste and/or abuse

  • Whistle-Blower

Investigations may include Department of Health employees (current, former, and applicants) and contractors

Other important and informational links:

International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Red Book)

Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General (Green Book)

Agency Inspectors General  section 20.055, Florida Statutes

Security of Data and Information Technology section 282.318, Florida Statutes