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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.
Do Not Resuscitate Order
A Do Not Resuscitate Order (DNRO) is a form or patient identification device developed by the Department of Health to identify people who do not wish to be resuscitated in the event of respiratory or cardiac arrest. A copy of the form can be obtained by downloading the form from this site (on yellow paper only).
Do Not Resuscitate Order—Form 1896 (Multilingual)
Important! In order to be legally valid this form MUST be printed on yellow paper prior to being completed. EMS and medical personnel are only required to honor the form if it is printed on yellow paper.
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For more information:
Florida Department of Health
Division of Emergency Preparedness and Community Support
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-22
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1738
Email: Trauma Program