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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Environmental Health

Florida Department of Health in Lake County Environmental Health

  •  352-253-6130
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    Fax

    352-253-6133, Secure Fax 352-253-6140
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    Mailing Address

    Post Office Box 1305 

    Tavares, FL 32778 

    Physical Address 

    315 West Main Street, Suite 523 

    Tavares, FL 32778 

The Florida Department of Health focuses on disease prevention and public health activities. The Division of Environmental Health conducts activities to prepare, educate and implement routine monitoring, surveillance, and sampling that may prevent occurrence or transmission of disease from environmental origin.

Environmental Health currently inspects and regulates:

  • Rabies and Animal Bite Investigations

  • Biomedical Waste

  • Commercial Swimming Pools

  • Body Piercing Establishment

  • Migrant Labor and Farm Worker Housing

  • Mobile Home and RV parks

  • Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

  • Sanitary Nuisance Complaints

  • Septic System Permitting

  • Tanning Salon Inspections

  • Drinking Water Surveillance

  • Well Permits

  • Tattooing and Permanent Makeup

  • Food Hygiene and Group Care

Helpful Links

Pay your fees and print your permit online.

Check the status of an inspection for any of our programs.

Report a food or waterborne illness.

Report an unsafe or unsanitary condition in a restaurant, caterer or mobile food unit.