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Biomedical Waste

Florida Department of Health in Lafayette County

  •  386-294-1321
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    Mailing Address

    140 SW Virginia Circle 

    P. O. Box 1806 

    Mayo, Florida 32066 

Facilities that generate biomedical waste include hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, laboratories, funeral homes, dentists, veterinarians, physicians, pharmacies that provide flu shots, body piercing salons, tattoo shops, transporters, and storage and treatment facilities. The objective of the biomedical waste program is to protect health care workers, environmental-service staff, waste haulers, and the general public from risks associated with potentially infectious biomedical waste.

The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County manages the Biomedical Waste Program for Lafayette County.

For more information contact:
The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County, Environmental Health Section
352-334-7930