Florida Department of Health

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Spreading After South Florida Bite

Health officials confirmed the first two locally acquired cases of the chikungunya virus in South Florida.

07/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Health Workers Cleared After MERS Exposure

Florida healthcare workers who came in contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed case of MERS in the U.S. are ready to go back to work.

05/25/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital

Officials in Orlando released an update on the first patient in Florida to contract Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

05/19/2014

(Source: AP)

Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever

The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.

05/16/2014

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FL High School Students Drinking Less Soda

According to new statistics, students in Florida high schools are healthier than they were six years ago.

03/01/2014

Source: CBS4

Swimming Advisory Lifted For Sunny Isles Beach

The no swimming advisory issued almost a week ago for Sunny Isles Beach has been lifted.

02/25/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Hialeah Precautionary Boil Water Alert Lifted

HIALEAH (CBSMiami) –The City of Hialeah Department of Public Works has lifted a precautionary boil water alert issued on December 21st. Low water pressure in the City of Hialeah had prompted the alert. The low water […]

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Flu Season Is Upon Us

Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.

12/27/2013

Source: CBS4

Broward Beach Fails To Meet State Requirements

Swimmers are being told to avoid a Broward County beach due to water samples not meeting state requirements.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

The City of Miami began digging up the dirty soil in the parking lot at Blanche Park on Monday September 9, 2013 at 3045 Shipping Ave. in Coconut Grove, putting in clean soil and laying down asphalt. Photo Courtesy: PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Community Meeting To Be Held To Present Toxicology Study On Blanche Park

The City of Miami will host a community meeting next week to present the results of a toxicology study done at Blanche Park in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove after the park was closed due to contaminated soil.

12/07/2013

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