Kissimmee Health Department

Find Kissimmee Florida health departments, DOH, and health and human services. Health departments provide information on health insurance, affordable health care, public health, human services, women's healthcare, children and family health services and issues.

Florida State Health Department 1875 Fortune Road Kissimmee FL 34744 407-343-2000

Osceola County Health Department 1875 Fortune Road Kissimmee FL 34744 407-343-2000

About Kissimmee Health Departments

Kissimmee Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Kissimmee, FL. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Kissimmee public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Kissimmee restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses
Find Kissimmee Vital Records

Kissimmee Health Departments provide a wide variety of public records upon request. These records include birth records for individuals born in Kissimmee and death records for individuals who have died in Kissimmee. The Department of Public Health may also provide copies of Florida marriage certificates registered in the County.

Enforcing Health Codes

At the state level, FL Public Health Departments set standards and reporting requirements, establish the health code, monitor reportable diseases, develop Florida statewide plans for responding to public health emergencies, and coordinate with Kissimmee Health Departments to protect the health of the public. At the and local level, Health Depts are responsible for enforcing health codes and regulations, tracking reportable diseases, reporting disease information to Florida Health Services, carrying out inspections, and issuing licenses for regulated activities.

Restaurant Inspections

Health Departments play a role in food safety by inspecting Kissimmee restaurants and food service establishments and issuing licenses that allow them to operate. Food service businesses are subject to strict health regulation in Kissimmee. Inspections are conducted on a periodic basis depending on the type of establishment. Inspections may also be triggered by complaints.

Drinking Water Testing

Health Departments in Kissimmee, FL inspect and test wells and septic systems for contaminants such as bacteria, non-organic chemicals, naturally occurring radioactivity, and naturally occurring compounds. Wells and septic systems must receive a permit from the Kissimmee Health Department before going into operation.

Disease Surveillance

Health Departments track numerous infectious diseases in order to prevent and contain breakouts with immunization clinics. Florida State,, and local Health Departments establish systems with health care providers, schools, and other institutions to rapidly identify and communicate instances of reportable infectious diseases.

Kissimmee Public Health

Health Departments also educate the public regarding a wide range of Kissimmee health concerns, including food borne illnesses, mosquito borne illnesses, immunization, and healthy behaviors. Many Departments of Health Services offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations.