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Florida Department of Health in Suwannee County

  •  386-362-2708

    Mailing Address

    915 Nobles Ferry Road 

    P. O. Drawer 6030 

    Live Oak, Florida 32064 

To report a communicable disease/condition in Suwannee County, call 386-362-2708.  

A nurse is available to take reports of Communicable Diseases Monday-Friday and an after-hours nurse is available to take reports nights and weekends.

For more information about our Infectious Disease programs and services call, 386-362-2708, Ext. 214.

Communicable diseases or conditions are transmitted from person to person. This places the entire community at risk. When a communicable disease is suspected, the Department of Health is the first agency to be contacted.

The epidemiology department at the Department of Health in Suwannee County investigates and monitors communicable diseases in the county. Our epidemiology nurse is trained to assess, evaluate and monitor communicable disease reports to help prevent epidemics. This protects individuals, families and the community from disease outbreaks.