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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Food Hygiene

Citrus County Health Department

The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (FDOH) provides regulatory services, including permitting and inspections, for the following types of food service establishments:

  • Schools
  • Group care facilities
  • Recreational camps
  • Fraternal and civic organizations
  • Bars and lounges that do not prepare potentially hazardous food
  • Detention facilities

Mobile food units that have their commissary on the premises of one of the above described facilities and temporary food events that occur on the premises of one of the above described facilities are regulated by the FDOH. Food hygiene rules and regulations are dictated by Florida Administrative Code Chapter 64E-11.

To file a complaint for any of the above listed facilities, email with "Food Hygiene Permits" in the subject line of your email.

Restaurant and Other Food Establishment Complaints

All other food service establishments are regulated by either the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) or the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS).

You can reach their Customer Contact Center by calling (850) 487-1395 or file a complaint onlineabout a restaurant or another type of DRPR food facility.

Please file complaints about dogs in grocery stores with the Florida Department of Agriculture by calling 1-850-245-5595 or by completing their online form.