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