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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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Environmental Public Health

Environmental Health

  •  904-259-3569



    Mailing Address

    480 West Lowder Street 

    Macclenny Florida 32063 


Our Environmental Health office is now located at 480 West Lowder Street, in the Baker County Health Department  building. You may reach us at 904-259-3569 or fax us at 904-259-5384. Office hours are from 8am to 4:30pm.

A safe and healthy environment is crucial to the well being of each individual. Environmental Health programs are an essential part of Florida's Public Health services. These programs are aimed at preventing or reducing health risks that may occur in our daily surroundings.

Our agency continuously works to keep the environment around you safe. We offer the following

  • Regulation, permitting, and inspection of septic tank systems
  • Regulation/Inspection of public swimming pools and bathing places
  • Regulation/Inspection of group care facilities, migrant labor camps, recreational camps, recreational vehicle parks and mobile home parks
  • Regulation/Inspection of food hygiene service facilities in schools, hospitals, child care centers, theaters, detention facilities, civic and fraternal organizations, group homes and bars/lounges
  • Investigate cases and outbreaks of food or waterborne diseases
  • Regulation/Inspection of tanning facilities and massage establishments
  • Regulation/Inspection of body art facilities and biomedical waste facilities
  • Information and consultation on residential indoor air quality and lead monitoring service
  • Investigate complaints of sanitary nuisances.

For more information on our services and fees, please call: (904) 259-3569 or visit the Florida Healthy Environments website listed below.    

Florida Department of Health - Healthy Environments 

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

In collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking Program is pleased to announce the launch of its online portal

Florida Statutes and Administrative Code

Florida Statutes



Florida Administrative Code

64E-6   Onsite Sewage

64E-8   Limited Use Water

64E-9   Public Pools and Bathing Places

64E-11  Food Hygiene

64E-12 Community Based Residential Homes

64E-15 RV Parks, Recreational Camps, Mobile Home Parks

64E-16 Biomedical Waste

64E-17  Tanning

64E-19  Body Piercing