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Clinical Services

Florida Department of Health in Indian River County

  •  (772) 794-7400

    Mailing Address

    1900 27th Street 

    Vero Beach, FL 32960 


    TTY users can contact us through Florida Relay by dialing 711 or one of the other Relay Toll Free numbers. 


Effective Monday, July 22, 2019, all pediatric and adult primary care services at Gifford Health Center (GHC) will be relocated to the main health department site located at 1900 27th Street in Vero Beach until August 15, 2019. We Care program services will remain at GHC.

Effective August 15, 2019, Florida Department of Health in Indian River County will discontinue primary care and dental services for adults and children. We will continue all other public health services at our main site located at 1900 27th Street in Vero Beach, including family planning and birth control, HIV/AIDS primary care and services, communicable disease program, sexually transmitted disease (STD) services, school health services, immunizations, WIC nutrition program, birth and death certificates, environmental health services, community health improvement and outreach, and the county Human Services program.

If you have health insurance, please contact your insurance company to find another primary care provider. There are low-cost providers in the county for primary care and dental care, and there are also providers who participate in the Indian River County Hospital District's financial assistance program that provides financial assistance to those who qualify.  If you do not have a provider, you can contact the Indian River County Medical Society for information about other health care providers in Indian River County at 772-562-0123 or visit their website at