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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

January 07, 2019

Communications Office

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health issued 25 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during December for serious violations including the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

  • Donna L. Anderson, Certified Nursing Assistant, Aventura
  • Amy M. Bennett, Certified Nursing Assistant, Deland
  • Melissa J. Bloom, Electrologist, Sarasota
  • Taylor Elizabeth Buwalda, Registered Nurse & Licensed Practical Nurse, Jensen Beach
  • David J. Caccamise, Certified Nursing Assistant, Tampa
  • Lakeatha S. Cooper, Certified Nursing Assistant, West Palm Beach
  • Marie A. Griffis, Registered Nurse, Jacksonville
  • Ashley Hamel, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Coral Springs
  • Septono R. Harris, Certified Nursing Assistant, Jacksonville
  • Melisa R. Helmcke, Certified Nursing Assistant, Fort McCoy & Port Richey
  • Cecilia Patrice Hughes, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Rockledge
  • Samuel J. Hunter, Certified Nursing Assistant, Pensacola
  • Cameron P. Kellogg, Licensed Massage Therapist, Clearwater
  • Latoya A. Leslie, Certified Nursing Assistant, Clearwater
  • Katy E. Marchese, Certified Nursing Assistant, Cape Coral
  • Edward G. Prat, Paramedic, Hialeah
  • Liana Ramdhan, Licensed Practical Nurse, Orlando
  • Robert J. Roth, Certified Nursing Assistant, Port Richey
  • Alexa Ruggiano, Registered Nurse, New Port Richey
  • Rowan A. Smith, Licensed Practical Nurse, Pompano Beach
  • Paricia Stokes, Certified Radiologic Technologist, Alachua
  • Victoria D. Westbrook, Registered Nurse, Lakeland & Ocala
  • Carscenia A. Williams, Registered Nurse, Ocala & Saint Albans, NY
  • Cliffany Nicole Williams, Pharmacist, Tampa
  • Tawana L. Williams, Registered Nurse, Sanford


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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