Florida Department of Health
The Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and spent time in South Florida, had the measles.
The Florida Department of Health faces a legal challenge in its latest attempt to move forward with regulations for the state’s new medical-marijuana industry.
Broward County, in the past two weeks, has had four recent cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The disease is serious, and can be fatal—especially in babies under one.
Saturday’s downpour and floods may have subsided, but Oleta River State Park is feeling the after effects.
Florida’s Department of Health is set to hold another hearing to clarify a proposed medical marijuana rule that has caused some confusion.
A House Republican wants to bolster the authority of the Florida Department of Health in trying to prevent the spread of communicable diseases during public-health emergencies.
Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
It’s safe to swim at Oleta River State Park again. A swimming ban issued last week for the surrounding waters has been lifted.
A 12 member panel, including five nurseries, will prepare to hash out rules on who can grow medical marijuana and how it will be distributed to patients.
A panel comprised of the director of the state Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of the Drug Policy Advisory Council would pick five nurseries to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana under a revamped rule released Thursday by the Florida Department of Health.