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Environmental Epidemiology

FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Mid-County Office

  •  727-507-4336

    Mailing Address

    8751 Ulmerton Road 

    Largo, FL 33771 


Environmental Epidemiology Program 

Environmental Epidemiology involves the monitoring, investigation and reporting of diseases and conditions that may be a result of certain environmental factors. This can range from Legionnaires Disease to West Nile Virus to the tracking of diseases related to food consumption.

To report a fish kill, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at

To report a dead bird, call this office or log onto the FWC's bird surveillance website.

The most current surveillance information may be found at the Florida Department of Health's Disease Reporting & Surveillance website.

Foodborne illness complaints are investigated to determine the source, provide control measures, and minimize further risks to the public. It should be noted that public restaurants in Pinellas County are under the authority of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Grocery stores and convenience stores in Pinellas County are under the authority of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

To learn more about foodborne illnesses, visit the Florida Department of Health's Hygiene Codes & Standards or the USDA's Foodborne Illness & Disease webpage.