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Epidemiology

Florida Department of Health in Walton County

Epidemiological services and programs follow disease trends; investigate any possible disease instance or outbreaks; provide testing and treatment; and offer preventive services and education.   

Disease Surveillance (Epidemiology) – The Florida Department of Health in Walton County Epidemiology Nurse has the responsibility is to investigate reported cases of communicable disease and maintain an active reportable disease surveillance program.  This involves the collection and analysis of health data; investigation of acute outbreaks; and education and consultation with county, local and private health agencies on infectious diseases. 

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HOW TO REPORT A DISEASE:  If you are a healthcare professional or laboratory worker and would like to report a case of disease, please contact:
Florida Department of Health in Walton County
Attention:  Epidemiology
Questions: Missy Roberts
Daytime Phone for Reporting: 850-401-6094
After Hours: 850-833-9065
Confidential Fax 850-892-8457

To report Public Health and Environmental Health Concerns, please contact:
Florida Department of Health in Walton County
Attention: Environmental Health
Questions: Crystal Steele
Daytime Phone for Reporting:850-892-8021
After Hours: 850-528-2960
EH Fax 850-892-8025