Disease Reporting 850-833-9065 / AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY
Email: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Florida Relay Service 711
The Florida Relay Service is the communications link for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind, or Speech Disabled. Through the Florida Relay Service, people who use specialized telephone equipment can communicate with people who use standard telephone equipment. To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1, or use the appropriate toll free numbers
Physicians and laboratories
Do you need to report a health condition or disease to Public Health?
24/7 Disease Reporting: 850-833-9065
Confidential Fax: 850-833-7577
After Hours Reporting:
Worried you got sick from food or water?
Need to report a problem with food?
Have a concern about the health & safety of a hotel or restaurant?
Please see our locations pages to find our Fort Walton Beach and Crestview locations and the services offered at each.
Media Contact Information
News information from the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County is sent to area media outlets as soon as it's released and posted in our Newsroom. Editors and reporters who need more information, photos or other resources, contact:850-344-0580
*Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communications to or from state officials regarding state business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Your email communication therefore may be subject to public disclosure.