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Emergency Response

Florida Department of Health in Gilchrist County

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During manmade or natural disasters, the Florida Department of Health in Gilchrist County staff, including the Environmental Health Department, is integrally involved in supporting emergency Support Function 8 (ESF 8). Hurricanes, floods, fires, potential bio-terrorism episodes, toxic chemical releases and sewage spills are an example of the events that we may have to respond to, or have responded to in the past.