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Eligibility Requirements


Documents Required for Eligibility Determination

In order to receive certain services from the The Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County you must be financially screened. Please bring the following items to with you:

  • Identification Card (picture ID preferred, other examples are voter registration card, birth certificate, infant hospital records, paycheck/stub, passport, etc.
  • Any insurance card(s)
  • Eight (8) weeks most current/consecutive pay stubs:
  • If recently terminated - final paycheck or statement on letterhead stating you are no longer employed at company.
  • If unemployed - copy of unemployment income statement, food stamp statement, SSI statement, retirement statements, etc.
  • No income - bring a notarized letter from whoever is paying room and board, or have responsible party come in with you and sign letter here.