Scott Rivkees Replacing Fla. Surgeon General May Be Difficult By Christine Sexton - News Service of Florida • Aug 27, 2021 Florida Health / State of Florida Florida needs a new state surgeon general. The question could quickly become: Will it be easy to find someone? State Has Power To Enforce Isolation Of Individuals Deemed A Threat To Public Health By Brendan Rivers • Apr 8, 2020 David Luckin / WJCT News Listen Listening... / 0:52 Hear this story airing on 89.9 FM WJCT. Florida law allows the state Surgeon General to enforce the isolation or quarantine of individuals believed to pose a threat to public health.