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

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Contact Us

  •  904-253-1270



    Mailing Address

    921 N. Davis St. 

    Bldg. A, Suite 251 

    Jacksonville, FL 32209 

If you are in immediate danger, call 911. To report a public health emergency call 904-434-6035. 

Visit the following websites to prepare your family, business and community for disasters:

What are some basic steps you can take to ensure you are ready to respond? Click the links below to learn more.

  • Stay Informed: Know where to go for trusted sources of information during a hurricane event.
  • Make a Plan: Protect yourself and family with a Family Emergency Plan
  • Make a Kit: To stay safe and ready for any disaster strike, it is important to prepare your family disaster kit by gathering some of the basic supplies. It is also important to place them in a portable container so that you can comfortably carry them in case disaster strikes.
  • Sign up for phone and email local emergency alerts at

DOH-Duval Emergency Preparedness Mission 

To continually train and prepare our internal and external stakeholders to provide an effective response to all emergencies or disasters.

The Florida Department of Health in Duval County (DOH-Duval) Emergency Preparedness Office is actively involved in planning and responding to the public health needs of the community during an emergency or disaster. Priorities of DOH-Duval are to assure the delivery of essential medical and public health services are maintained or restored following a disaster and that assistance is provided to meet emergency needs of the affected population.
If you are in immediate danger, call 911. To report a public health emergency call 904-253-1270.