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FLorida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

November 03, 2016

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November 3, 2016

FLorida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health issued 22 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during October for serious violations, which can include the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

  • Michael Argyle Arnspiger, Massage Therapist, Miami
  • Holly Carine Bowie, Registered Nurse, Jacksonville
  • Britt L. Cassidy-Simajchel, Registered Nurse, St. Petersburg
  • Anthony H. Conti Jr., Mental Health Counselor, Lakeland
  • Heather Jane El Cohen, Physical Therapist, Sarasota
  • Toinette D. English, Certified Nursing Assistant, Leesburg
  • Jacquana Segel Lucas, Certified Nursing Assistant, Palm Harbor & Holiday
  • Gary MacNeil, Massage Therapist, Jacksonville
  • Kristin K. Martin, Licensed Practical Nurse, Fort Pierce
  • Nick William Monrabal, Certified Nursing Assistant, Gainesville
  • Cassandra Renee Morrison, Certified Nursing Assistant, Tallahassee
  • Michael Patrick O’Malley, Registered Nurse, Vero Beach
  • Tonya Long Overstreet, Licensed Practical Nurse, Trenton
  • Harold J. Pompey, Chiropractic Assistant, Jacksonville
  • Jovoni Pryor, Certified Nursing Assistant, Newberry
  • Blake C. Rice, Massage Therapist, St. Petersburg
  • Edward Marlin Robinson, Certified Nursing Assistant, Orlando
  • Alex Rodriguez, Registered Nurse, Fort Myers
  • Gabriel Sanchez, Medical Doctor, Boynton Beach
  • Lannette Thompson, Certified Nursing Assistant, St. Petersburg
  • Colleen D. Uriton, Licensed Practical Nurse, Fort Myers
  • Connie L. Woods, Certified Nursing Assistant, Gainesville

ESO/EROs are not considered final agency action. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by the department.

To view the most recent ESOs, EROs, Final Orders and Administrative Complaints please visit

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