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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

May 07, 2018

Communications Office

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health issued 15 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during April for serious violations including the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

  • Crystal Dawn Adkins, Licensed Practical Nurse, Brandenton
  • Yvette Alicea, Registered Nurse, Guayanilla, Puerto Rico & Rocky Mount NC
  • Sophia M. Brown, Certified Nursing Assistant, Vero Beach
  • German Andres Gomez, Mental Health Counselor Intern, Surfside
  • Stephanie D. Hatcher, Licensed Practical Nurse, Fort Walton Beach
  • Ruslan Grushco, Licensed Massage Therapist, Sarasota
  • Kelvin Lucain Johnson, Licensed Practical Nurse, Tampa
  • Desirae A. Jones, Certified Nursing Assistant, Ocala
  • Chiquita L. McGee, Certified Nursing Assistant, Vero Beach
  • Ginny Raulerson, Registered Nurse, Macclenny
  • Raquel Castro Skidmore, Medical Doctor in Area of Critical Need, Panama City
  • Jennifer Robyn Thomas, EMT/PMD, Confidential Address per F.S. 119.071
  • Bill D. Torres, Registered Nurse, Miami
  • Fred Joseph Turner, Jr., Medical Doctor, Tampa
  • Linda Jean Wilson, Licensed Practical Nurse, Tampa


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.

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