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Florida Department of Health in Manatee County

The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County offers many clinical services to residents.  In order to receive certain services, you must be screened to determine your financial eligibility. Fees for services are on a sliding scale, meaning they depend on your ability to pay (as determined by the eligibility screening).

Required Documents

The following items are required to determine your eligibility:

  • Identification (Picture ID preferred)

  • Proof of residency such as utility (electric, telephone, water) bill, bank statement, school record, recent driver's license, foster child placement letter/notice, rent/mortgage agreement for your home, U.S. Military orders, paycheck/stub with name and address, shelter letter signed/dated by staff, property tax receipt, W-2 form for the previous year, unemployment documents in applicant's or client's name, voter registration card

  • Social Security card

  • Any insurance card(s)

  • Eight (8) most recent weeks' pay stubs
    • If you have no income, bring a notarized letter from whomever is paying room and board or have the responsible party come in with you