Bernard E. Hudson
Manager, Long Term Care Services Unit
Bureau of Health Facility Regulation
2727 Mahan Drive MS#33
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Florida Relay Service (TDD): (800) 955-8771
Phone: (850) 412-4303
Fax: (850) 410-1512
Provide 24 hour a day nursing care, case management, health monitoring, personal care, nutritional meals and special diets, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, social activities and respite care for those who are ill or physically infirm.
NEW: To prevent the spread of COVID-19 at nursing home facilities, the Agency for Health Care Administration issued Emergency Rule 59AER20-3. This rule requires nursing homes to allow the Department of Health or their agent access to the facility for infection control duties and to test residents and staff for COVID-19.
For questions or additional information regarding this emergency rule, please contact Kim Stewart at Kimberly.Stewart@ahca.myflorida.com.
The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) requires all licensees providing residential or inpatient services to use an Agency approved database for reporting its emergency status, planning or operations. The Agency approved database for reporting this information is the Emergency Status System (ESS).