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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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Group Care Facilites

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This program includes both residential and non-residential facilities. Examples of residential facilities include, but are not limited to, assisted living facilities and group homes.  Non-residential facilities include public schools, and private schools.

Inspection and approval of these facilities is a prerequisite for another state agency to grant an operating license or license renewal.  Group care facilities are regulated and licensed by state agencies such as the:

Department of Children and Families
Agency for Health Care Administration
Department of Education
Department of Elder Affairs


Environmental Health - Group Care Facilities