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Disaster Response Program

Contact Us

  •  850-595-6700
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    Fax

    850-595-6792
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    Mailing Address

    Downtown Service Center, 1300 West Gregory Street, Pensacola, FL 32501 

     

     

     

The Environmental Health Division stands ready to respond to disaster through frequent Disaster Response Trainings using the Incident Command System. Our division worked closely with the United States Public Health Service during Hurricane Ivan Recovery.

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

Our mission is to assure that the residents of Escambia County receive assistance in sanitation and safety after a disaster. Environmental Health Specialists immediately respond to disasters and break into “strike teams.”  Strike Teams go out into the community to: 

  • Report on lift station failures and other sewage overflows.
  • Monitor drinking water quality and report Boil Water Notices after a drinking water line failure.
  • Report hazardous material overflows.
  • Report food safety issues with limited food distributors.
  • Monitor surface water quality.
  • Assist other relief agencies as needed.

Location & Contact Information 

Downtown Service Center, 1300 West Gregory Street

The Disaster Response office is open Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM. Call 850-595-6700 for more information.