Health Department

Slightly More Than 93 Percent Of Florida Kids ImmunizedMore than 93 percent of Florida's kindergarten students are immunized, according to new data from Florida's Department of Health.
MD Health Dept: Case Of TB Confirmed In Miami-DadeThe Miami-Dade County Health Department on Monday confirmed a case of tuberculosis in which the patient died.
Chikungunya Fever Rampant In Puerto RicoThe CDC says the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America shows no sign of slowing down, and if you are not careful, you could come home with symptoms.
First Case Of Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In FloridaThe first case of Enterovirus has been confirmed in Florida.
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.
Broward County Set To Defy Scott On ACA NavigatorsBroward County is thumbing its proverbial nose at Governor Rick Scott and his decision to ban navigators from county health departments.
Manatee Bay Elementary Open Monday After Illness Sickened StudentsCleaning crews worked over the weekend at Manatee Bay Elementary to sanitize the school and classes will go on as scheduled Monday morning.
Kendall Center Confirms 6 Patients Injected With Steroid Linked To Meningitis OutbreakA 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.
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.
Most Area Restaurant Closures This Summer Due To RoachesMost 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.
Health Dept Tours Recycling Plant As Cancer Cluster Concern GrowsIs 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.
Broward Health Dept. Offers Free ImmunizationsJust 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.