Opioid Epidemic in Florida

In an effort to combat the national opioid epidemic in Florida, in March 2018 Governor Rick Scott signed HB 21 creating new limits on schedule II prescriptions for pain medication. Continue reading

New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

Click here to view a full list of bill summaries from the 2018 Florida Legislative Session that may impact your profession. Continue reading

First Quarterly Performance Report Released for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

The Quarterly Performance Report for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 fiscal year is now available online. Continue reading

Fourth Quarterly Performance Report Released for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year

The Quarterly Performance Report for the fourth quarter of the 2016-2017 fiscal year is now available online. Continue reading

DEA Warns Public of Extortion Scam by DEA Special Agent Impersonators

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as DEA Special Agents or other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scheme. Continue reading

Board Chairs/Vice Chairs Annual Long-range Planning Meeting

The Annual Long Range Planning meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, April 23, 2018. Please click here for more information. Continue reading

Healthiest Weight Webinar: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00a.m.

Chronic Disease Prevention: A Public Health Perspective. Please click for details on how to register for this webinar. Continue reading

Urgent National Drug Shortage

Please Click for Details on the Urgent National Drug Shortage: Lidocaine with Epinephrine and Bupivacaine with Epinephrine Continue reading

Florida Department of Health, Fingerprint Retention

Florida statute requires individuals who were fingerprinted on or after Jan. 1, 2013 to have their background results retained in Florida’s Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse. Continue reading

Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency to Prepare Florida for Hurricane Irma

Due to impacts from Hurricane Irma, Governor Scott has issued an executive order regarding the state of Florida Continue reading