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

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Florida Department of Health in Taylor County

During manmade or natural disasters, the Florida Department of Health in Taylor County staff, including the Environmental Health Department, is integrally involved in supporting emergency Support Function 8 (ESF 8). Hurricanes, floods, fires, potential bio-terrorism episodes, toxic chemical releases and sewage spills are an example of the events that we may have to respond to, or have responded to in the past.