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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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Certified Environmental Health Professional

Contact the Florida Department of Health

Stop! If you are looking for information on the licensure of medical professionals (doctors, nurses, etc.) please look under Licensure, medical professionals or call (850) 488-0595.

The objective of this program is to assure that Department of Health staff that are assigned the responsibility to perform environmental health evaluations for food facilities and onsite sewage disposal systems are knowledgeable in their specific areas of practice and will conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner.  

In Florida, anyone working in   the primary program areas of the Food Protection Program or Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS)  Program  must be a Certified Environmental Health Professional (CEHP),  per section 381.0101, Florida Statutes and Chapter 64E-18, Florida Administrative Code.

The Department of Health maintains a list of all active Certified Environmental Health Professionals (Updated 1/26/2022)

To become a CEHP, click here to see how you can apply.

To renew a CEHP certification, click here to see how you can renew.