Student Health Information

Medical emergencies are referred to the Madison County Emergency Medical  Services (911). Florida statute requires provision of detailed information concerning the risks associated with meningococcal meningitis and hepatitis B and the availability, effectiveness, and contraindications of any required or recommended vaccine. This information is sent to all students applying for admission to NFC.

Health Disclosure

College students are at increased risk for certain vaccine-preventable diseases.

Safe and effective vaccines are available for:

  • Meningococcal Meningitis (a rare but deadly blood and brain infection)
  • Hepatitis B (a serious liver infection)
  • Influenza

NFC recommends students discuss the need for these vaccines with their health care providers. 

Spotlights in Health

SEASONAL FLU: In addition to getting vaccinated, the Florida Department of Health recommends you take everyday precautions to prevent the spread of influenza (flu).

Find Influenza (flu) information and resources at:


COVID-19: The NFC administration is continuously monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its impact to NFC (Spring Term 2020). Our top priority is the health and safety of our students and employees as well as the well-being of the entire NFC community. As we navigate these changes and times together, please regularly check your NFC GoMail and D2L for updates from NFC and your instructors. Also continue to check the www.nfc.edu/alerts page and social media for important information and updates.

COVID-19 Resources and Information:


The NFC service district includes the following counties: Hamilton County, Jefferson County, Lafayette County, Madison County, Suwannee County, Taylor County.

Information about each county health department is listed below:

Hamilton County Health Department
209 SE Central Ave.
Jasper, FL 32052
Contact: (386) 792-1414

Jefferson County Health Department
1255 West Washington St.
Monticello, FL 32344
Contact: Daytime: (850) 342-0170 | After Hours (850) 973-0153

Lafayette County Health Department
140 SW Viginia Circle
Mayo, FL 32066-1806
Contact: Daytime (386) 294-1321 | After Hours (386) 590-3233

Madison County Health Department
218 SW Third Avenue
Madison, FL 32340
Contact: Daytime (850) 973-5000 | After Hours (850) 973-0153

Suwannee County Health Department
915 Nobles Ferry Rd.
Live Oak, FL 32060
Contact: Daytime (386) 362-2708 | After Hours (386) 362-2708

Taylor County Health Department
1215 North Peacock St.
Perry, FL 32347
Contact: Daytime (850) 584-5087 | After Hours (850) 672-1570