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First Case Of Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In Florida

The first case of Enterovirus has been confirmed in Florida.

10/08/2014

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Broward Health Notes Increase In Shigellosis

Hey kids – wash your hands. Broward’s Health Department is urging parents, schools and day care centers to take precautionary measures after they noted an increase in the number of Shigellosis cases recently.

10/23/2013

(Source: AP)

Broward County Set To Defy Scott On ACA Navigators

Broward County is thumbing its proverbial nose at Governor Rick Scott and his decision to ban navigators from county health departments.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

Numerous students were reported sick at Manatee Bay Elementary School September 20, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Manatee Bay Elementary Open Monday After Illness Sickened Students

Cleaning crews worked over the weekend at Manatee Bay Elementary to sanitize the school and classes will go on as scheduled Monday morning.

CBS Miami–09/22/2013

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Kendall Center Confirms 6 Patients Injected With Steroid Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

A South Florida medical office confirmed to CBS4 News that six of their patients were injected with the steroid that has been liked to the nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed 14 people and sickened 170 in eleven states.

CBS4–10/11/2012

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Health Dept. Confirms 1st Dengue Fever Case

Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.

CBS4–09/27/2012

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Most Area Restaurant Closures This Summer Due To Roaches

Most of the South Florida restaurants that were closed temporarily by state inspectors since July had problems with roaches, according to the Florida Division of Hotels and Restaurants.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

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Health Dept Tours Recycling Plant As Cancer Cluster Concern Grows

Is the King Metal Recycling Plant exposing nearby residents to cancer? That’s what county inspectors and County Commissioners Jean Monestime and Barbara Jordan are trying to determine.

CBS Miami–09/14/2012

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Broward Health Dept. Offers Free Immunizations

Just in time for the start of school Monday, the Broward County Health Department is offering another chance for you to meet the state’s school immunization requirements.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

(Source: US Air Force) This is the type of plane that will be used in the Miami-Dade Mosquito spraying.,

Low Flying Plane Is On A Mosquito Mission

Skeeters a problem? Lots of people think so, so Miami-Dade officials are calling in the cavalry;well, actually, the Air Force to kill the biting pests and their breeding grounds. However, the attack may come as a surprise because of how low the spraying planes fly.

CBS4–07/10/2012

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