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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County's Environmental Health Section provides permitting, inspection, regulatory, and environmental assessment and surveillance services to private and public interests in Alachua County. In addition, the Section serves as a regional hub to programmatically assigned North Central Florida counties.

The links on the left will give you access to specific program information, including application forms, fees and other associated links.

Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking Network 

The Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking Network has a dynamic Web portal that provides for the first time, health and environmental data in one easy to find location. The Tracking Network is a web-based query system that provides a "one-stop data shop" for health, environmental hazard and exposure information. Available information on the Health Tracking website includes: Risks from environmental hazards such as poor outdoor air quality, chemicals in drinking water and hazardous waste sites adverse health effects from environmental hazards, such as asthma hospitalizations, heart attacks, selected birth defects, carbon monoxide poisoning and childhood lead poisoning.