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Biomedical Waste

Florida Department of Health in Hendry County

  •  (863) 674-4041


    (863) 674-4076

    Mailing Address

    LaBelle - 1140 Pratt Blvd; 33935 

    Clewiston - 1100 South Olympia Ave 33440 


Program Description

There are an estimated 30,000 biomedical waste generators in Florida. These include hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, laboratories, funeral homes, dentists, veterinarians, and physicians. The objective of the biomedical waste program is to protect health care workers, environmental-service staff, waste haulers, and the general public from risks associated with potentially infectious biomedical waste.

Permits are valid from October 1 through September 30.

Contact Information

Program Supervisor: Diana Williams
Any questions regarding the program can be answered by calling the main Environmental Health Section phone number: 863-674-4047


  • Generator Permit/$85.00
  • Treatment Permit/$85.00
  • Storage Permit/$85.00
  • Transporter Registration (One Vehicle)/$85.00
  • Additional Vehicle/$10.00


Bureau of Community Environmental Health - Biomedical Waste