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

Expedited Licensure Options for Evacuees from Puerto Rico

The Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, & Nursing have important updates for applicants from Puerto Rico who are seeking expedited licensure and work authorization in Florida. Continue reading

UPDATE: Joint Committee on Medical Marijuana

Click Here: The Medical Marijuana Consent form & the Documentation form have been adopted by emergency rule and are now available. Qualified physicians are required to use these forms. 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

Fingerprint Retention Requirements

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

2017 Medical Marijuana Law Update Webinar

You are invited to participate in a free informative webinar hosted by the Florida Department of Health and Office of Medical Marijuana Use. Click here to register. Continue reading

Board Chairs/Vice Chairs Annual Long-range Planning Meeting

The Annual Long Range Planning meeting has been canceled due to potential inclement weather from hurricane Irma. We will reschedule the meeting for October. More information will follow. Continue reading

Medical Use of Marijuana

Medical marijuana may be used for patient care if it is prescribed by a qualified Florida licensed physician in a manner that is consistent with the standard of care. Continue reading

Third Quarterly Performance Report (QPR) Released

The QPR contains revenue, expenditure and performance measure information from the Department of Health. Continue reading