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Fairfield Drive Services

can be found at the locations below:


Florida Department of Health in Escambia County’s (DOH-Escambia) Fairfield Drive location sustained major damage in the April 2014 flood. The Health Department office on Fairfield Drive is closed for repairs until further notice.

Services usually offered at DOH-Escambia’s Fairfield Drive location are currently available at the following locations:

Vital Statistics (Birth and Death Records)
Northside/Ensley, 850-484-5155
8390 North Palafox Street (ECAT Route #51)
Open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Northside/Ensley, 850-484-5151
8390 North Palafox Street (ECAT Route #51)
Appointments are available Monday through Friday
from 8 AM to 4 PM

Northside/Ensley, 850-484-5121
8390 North Palafox Street (ECAT Route #51)

Warrington, 850-484-5121
3960 Navy Boulevard, Suite 1 (ECAT Route #57)

Molino, 850-484-5121
3470 Highway 29 North, Cantonment (ECAT Route #60)

Navy hospital WIC – for military personnel ONLY.

ALL WIC Sites are open Monday through Friday. Call 850-484-5121 for walk-in hours or for appointments.

Clinics (STD, Well Child, and Family Planning)
DOH-Escambia is now making appointments for
new and established clients.

Clinic visits will be
by appointment only at Children’s Medical Services: 5192 Bayou Boulevard (behind the Ronald McDonald house – 3rd parking lot on the left).

The nearest ECAT stop is at Sacred Heart Hospital in front of the Emergency Room (Route 42). From that stop, walk south on 9th Avenue then west on Bayou Boulevard. At the Ronald McDonald House, turn right into the driveway. CMS is the 3rd parking lot on the left. Clients who get off of ECAT at this stop may also ride Sacred Heart Hospital’s shuttle van to CMS by asking at the reception desk inside the Sacred Heart E.R.

ECAT 59 Express stops at the Carmike theater on Bayou Boulevard across from the Ronald McDonald House – afternoons only (first stop is at 2:50 pm; this route charges a higher fare).

Clients needing to schedule appointments call 850-484-5040, extension 1125.

Medicaid Eligibility for Pregnant Women
Pregnant women seeking presumptive Medical eligibility can call 850-484-5040, extension 1125.

A positive pregnancy test is NOT required.

Dental Services

Fairfield Dental Clinic operated by Escambia Community Clinics – please call 850-436-4630.

ProMed Dental at Northside/Ensley (takes only Dentaquest)
8390 North Palafox Street (ECAT Route #51)
Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat. 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Call 850-912-8923

ProMed Dental at Molino (takes only Dentaquest),
3470 Highway 29 North, Cantonment (ECAT Route #60)
Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM  to 4:30 PM
Call 850-587-2544

Medication Refills, 850-484-5040, extension 1125
Current family planning and Medipass clients needing med refills.

HIV/AIDS, 850-497-7157
Contact Lutheran Services HIV program.

Healthy Start, 850-484-5117

Epidemiology, 850-595-6683

Environmental Health, 850-595-6700

General Information, 850-595-6500

Media Inquiries, 850-393-2306 or 850-426-5498



Join the movement for a healthier Escambia County by following the simple steps of 5-2-1-0! For more information and ways to implement 5-2-1-0 in your life, visit the 5-2-1-0 website at www.5210nwfl.com and like our
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Did that Meal or Drink make you Sick?

The online Foodborne Illness Complaint Form is a convenient and confidential way for the public to report a possible illness or outbreak from eating and/or drinking contaminated food or a beverage in Florida.

Visit Florida Department of Health’s Food and Waterborne Disease website or call 850-595-6700 for more information.

Syphilis is Spreading in Escambia County.

Since 2010, Escambia County has seen an increase in the number of reported cases of syphilis each year. Prior to 2010, we averaged from 20-25 cases per year. In 2012, we had a total of 106 cases of syphilis reported.

You could have syphilis and not even know it. A syphilis infection may have no signs or symptoms. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County recommends that any sexually active resident be tested. Learn more about the spread of syphilis and common symptoms.

If you are sexually active, see your primary care physician to be tested, or call:

Escambia Community Clinic
  Florida Department of Health
Escambia County

Community Health Status

The Partnership for a Healthy Community (PFAHC) produced a health status assessment in 2012 for Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties in Florida. View the fourth comprehensive health status assessment. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County used data from the community health assessment, community forums and other sources to prepare the 2013 Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan. If you would like to comment on the Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan please use this feedback form.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in partnership with University of Wisconsin recently released Florida's 2014 County Health Rankings (3.20mb; pdf). Visit the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps website for information about Escambia County's current health rankings.

See recent mortality statistics in Escambia County.

Top 10 Reportable Infectious Diseases By Age Group 2012 (14.7kb; pdf)
Top Unintentional Injury Mortality By Age Group 2012 (10.1kb; pdf)
Top 10 Causes of Mortality By Age Group 2012 (9.6kb; pdf)

Visit FloridaCHARTS for more information about county health status in Florida.

Immediate Communicable Disease Reporting and Public Health Emergencies:

Phone: 850-595-6683

Fax: 850-595-6268

After hours, weekends or holidays:



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