First Quarter Performance Report

Released for Fiscal Year
2020-2021
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Notification of Renewal Deadline Extension

State Surgeon General Scott A. Rivkees issued Emergency Order 20-015 granting licensure renewal extensions
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Potential Spam Alert

The Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance is warning Florida health care practitioners about fraudulent calls that have been received by multiple licensees.
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Board of Optometry Approves Emergency Rule

See attached rule language for attaining Continuing Education (CE) hours. Click here for more information. Continue reading

The Annual Report and Long-Range Plan Released for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

The Annual Report and Long-Range Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
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System Maintenance Notice

Please be aware of system downtime for DOHMQA beginning Friday July 24th 6:30PM(EST) until Monday July 27th 6:00AM(EST). Click here for more information. Continue reading

Nonopioid Alternatives Pamphlet

2020 legislation amended the requirements for non-opioid alternatives. Click here to access the pamphlet for “Information on Nonopioid Alternatives for the Treatment of Pain” Continue reading

New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

Click here to view a full list of bill summaries from the 2020 Florida Legislative Session that may impact your profession. Continue reading

New Coronavirus: COVID-19

The Florida Department of Health (Department) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to closely monitor the current outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus. Continue reading

Important Notice Regarding Oxervate

The Board of Optometry has approved Oxervate (Cenegermin-bkbj) 0.002% for addition to Rule 64B13-18.002. Continue reading