With this year’s flu season in full swing, it is critical that all Floridians get the flu vaccine to protect against infection and help prevent the spread of seasonal flu to others. It is never too late to get your flu shot.
The Florida Department of Health received a report of its first confirmed case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2018 as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
With the holiday season fast approaching, the Florida Department of Health is encouraging Floridians to keep food safe by practicing basic food safety measures while preparing meals this Thanksgiving.
November 14th is World Diabetes Day and provides an opportunity to increase awareness about the different types of diabetes, share information about prevention, and communicate the importance and benefits of diabetes self-management education at our county health departments.
The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, celebrate life, to be grateful, and reflect on what’s important. Nothing brings down the holiday spirit like a case of stomach flu or a cold.
You can’t shop at a grocery store, sit down at a restaurant or read through a health magazine without seeing the words ‘whole grains.’
Staying healthy and feeling your best is important at every age. There will be some changes that take place with getting older, but it doesn’t have to mean disability and it doesn’t have to mean disease.
The Florida Department of Health reminds residents and visitors that it is important to “Drain and Cover” during the coming months as rain becomes a daily occurrence in some areas.
As many parents already know, the beginning of the school year is a busy time for children who are getting ready to play organized sports. Playing sports is a great way for a child to stay fit and healthy, make friends, learn about teamwork, and develop a sense of personal satisfaction.
The Florida Department of Health reminds residents and visitors that it is important to Drain and Cover to prevent mosquitoes from breeding.
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reminds Florida residents to use caution to avoid falling victim to medical marijuana scams.