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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

February 08, 2017

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February 8, 2016

Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health issued 19 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during January 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.

  • Kristina Pietra Baio, Registered Nurse, Orlando
  • Tania Briglevich, Registered Nurse, Destin
  • Epiphany Brooks, Certified Nursing Assistant, Leesburg
  • Cara Mai-Yee Cook, Registered Nurse, Largo
  • Raymond Currie, Certified Nursing Assistant, Hernando
  • Kerry Lane Hoeppner Green, Registered Nurse, Clearwater
  • Michelle Lynn Harris, Registered Nurse, Fort White & Tallahassee
  • Jeovanni Hechavarria, Registered Nurse, Port Charlotte
  • Allison M. Hopkins, Respiratory Therapist, New Smyrna Beach
  • Suann Ivey, Registered Nurse, Longwood
  • Shaimarco T. Jackson, Licensed Practical Nurse, Woodstock
  • Victoria Kopfle, Certified Nursing Assistant, Punta Gorda
  • Victoria Kopfle, Dental Hygienist, Punta Gorda
  • Michael Eugene Papow, Licensed Practical Nurse, Palm Harbor
  • Nancy Jane Reed, Registered Nurse, Tampa
  • Kimberly Ann Salmon, Registered Nurse, Jacksonville Beach
  • Mandi C. Settlemire, Occupational Therapist, Coconut Creek
  • Beatrice Ann Shrewsbury, Licensed Practical Nurse, Hernando
  • Shamecka Mona Smith, Certified Nursing Assistant, St. Petersburg

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

For other information on Medical Quality Assurance, including information about enforcement terms or definitions, boards and councils, or the health care practitioner licensing process, visit

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