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Biomedical Waste


The objective of the biomedical waste program is to protect health care workers, environmental service staff, waste haulers and the Community from risks associated with potentially infectious biomedical waste. The Department has primary authority and responsibility for facilities that generate, transport, store or treat biomedical waste. The biomedical waste program at the Florida Department of Health in Collier County is responsible for inspecting all types of facilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Body Piercing Salons
  • Clinics
  • Dentists
  • Funeral Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Nursing Homes
  • Permanent Make-Up
  • Physicians
  • Pharmacies
  • Tattoo Establishments
  • Veterinarians


3339 Tamiami Trail East
Bldg H Ste. 302
Naples, FL 34112
Phone: 239.252.5530
Fax: 239.643.6870


8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Permitting and Inspection

To obtain a permit, please select and complete the application that applies to your business. This must be returned to the Florida Department of Health in Collier County, Environmental Health & Engineering Division, along with the initial $85 fee and/or other fees listed on the permit application.

Once we have received a completed application and the appropriate fee, one of our Environmental Specialists will contact you to schedule an inspection. For more detailed information concerning the Biomedical Waste program, please call or e-mail (below).

Please note: The above listings for Biomedical Waste Transporters and Trauma Scene Cleanup are not all inclusive; these are only the companies that requested to be placed on these listings. If you are in need of a Biomedical Waste Transporter or Trauma Scene Cleanup Company in the Naples area and it is not listed, please contact the companies listed in the surrounding counties (Lee, Charlotte, etc.) for additional information.

Contact Information

Please note: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public record request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.



Services Not Covered

We do not provide for the disposal of syringes or diagnostic lancets (diabetes testing strips, etc.). Please visit Sharps Disposal Locations administered by the Collier County Solid Waste Management Division for this type of service.


Complaints regarding a health care professional (physician, nurse, etc.), please contact the Division of Medical Quality Assurance at 850.245.4339.

Complaints regarding health care facilities (hospitals, nursing homes, etc.) should be directed to Agency for Health Care Administration at 888.419.345.