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Public Health Services in Alachua County

Public Health Services in Alachua County

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

In 2015, the Alachua County Public Health Department had 243 full-time employees, at a rate of 95.8 per 100,000 residents — much higher than the state rate per 100,000 residents, which was 48.6. The Alachua County Public Health Department expenditures for 2015 totaled an incredible $16,562,653. In 2014, more than 13 percent of Alachua County residents received services from the Florida Department of Health, amounting to over 34,000 active clients accessing more than 290,000 health care services.

Various wellness, clinical and nutrition services are offered at FLDOH’s three Greater Gainesville offices. Adult health services provided include: physical examination, health screening, laboratory services, some prescription medicines, x-ray referrals, well and sick care, medical follow-up, referral to specialists, immunizations and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Additional services may be offered at some locations.

To learn how to make an appointment and to see a full list of public health programs and services, clinic operating hours and eligibility requirements, visit


224 SE 24th St.
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 334-7900

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816 SW 64th Terr.
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 225-4320

15530 NW US-441, Ste. 10010
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-2542

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