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Did that Meal or Drink make you Sick?

The online Food and Waterborne Illness Complaint Form is a convenient and confidential way for the public to report a possible illness or outbreak from eating and/or drinking contaminated food or a beverage in Florida.

For more information, contact Environmental Health at

Syphilis is Spreading in Escambia County.

Since 2010, Escambia County has seen an increase in the number of reported cases of syphilis each year. Prior to 2010, we averaged from 20-25 cases per year. In 2012, we had a total of 106 cases of syphilis reported.

You could have syphilis and not even know it. A syphilis infection may have no signs or symptoms. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County recommends that any sexually active resident be tested. Learn more about the spread of syphilis and common symptoms.

If you are sexually active, see your primary care physician to be tested, or call:

Escambia Community Clinic
  Florida Department of Health
Escambia County

Community Health Status

The Partnership for a Healthy Community (PFAHC) produced a health status assessment in 2012 for Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties in Florida. View the fourth comprehensive health status assessment. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County used data from the community health assessment, community forums and other sources to prepare the 2013 Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan. If you would like to comment on the Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan please use this feedback form.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in partnership with University of Wisconsin recently released Florida's 2014 County Health Rankings (3.20mb; pdf). Visit the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps website for information about Escambia County's current health rankings.

See recent mortality statistics in Escambia County.

Top 10 Reportable Infectious Diseases By Age Group 2012 (14.7kb; pdf)
Top Unintentional Injury Mortality By Age Group 2012 (10.1kb; pdf)
Top 10 Causes of Mortality By Age Group 2012 (9.6kb; pdf)

Visit FloridaCHARTS for more information about county health status in Florida.

Immediate Communicable Disease Reporting and Public Health Emergencies:

Phone: 850-595-6683

Fax: 850-595-6268

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