Public Health Updates-Post Hurricane Hermine

Hurricane Hermine Food Replacement Benefit
Families and individuals who are current food assistance clients may receive replacement of benefits for the value of the food lost because of damage to their home or sustained electrical outages. To report food loss or to request replacement benefits, customers can obtain the Food Assistance Replacement Authorization Form. 
Customers can submit the form via fax at 1-866-886-4342 or by mailing it to: ACCESS Central Mail Center, P.O. Box 1770, Ocala, FL 34478-1770. Or local fax 850-821-8476.Deadline for submitting form is September 14. 

Public Health and Community Resource Links

 

Capital Medical Society strives to be a resource to the medical community and those they serve.  The following links are provided to assist you in providing resources to your patients.

 

211 Big Bend  – you can call 2-1-1 for human service information and assistance. They are available 24 hours a day to listen and provide emotional support, crisis counseling, suicide prevention and information. Their human service referral database is comprehensive and up-to-date.  Call 2-1-1.

 

Ability First

 

Agency for Health Care Adminstration

 

American Red Cross

 

Apalachee Center– Evaluations & Admisisions 1-850-523-3483

 

Area Agency on Aging for North Florida

 

Big Bend Cares

 

Big Bend Hospice

 

Capital Healthy Start Coalition

 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Travel Health Notices

 

Elder Abuse Hotline-Department of Elder Affairs State of Florida

 

Elder Care Services

 

Epilepsy Association of the Big Bend

 

Florida Department of Children and Families  Florida Abuse Hotline

 

Florida Department of Health

 

Florida Department of Health-Gadsden County

 

Florida Department of Health-Jefferson County

 

Florida Department of Health- Leon County

 

Florida Department of Health-Wakulla County

 

Florida HIV Data Program

 

Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline-1-800-352-2437

 

Healthy Start of Leon County

 

Interim Guidelines for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women and Woment of Reproductive AGe with Possible Zika Virus Exposure- United States 2016

 

Legal Services of North Florida

 

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report

 

Medication Log for Patients -Fillable Form

 

Office of the Public Guardian

 

Prescription Drug Finder– link to find the best price for the 150 most commonly used prescription durgs reported monthly by Florida pharmacists

 

Quit Smoking Now-6 session smoking cessation program/Tobacco Free Florida

 

Refuge House

 

STD Awareness and Prevention Organization -STD Testing in Tallahassee, FL

 

Suicide Prevention Hotline- 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

 

Tallahassee Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic

 

The Kearney Center-A Facility for Comprehensive Emergency Services

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services