Miami-Dade Health Department
A debate over vaccinations is raging among South Florida parents after reports that measles outbreak at Disney land was spread by people who have not received the measles vaccine.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that this year’s flu season has hit early and hit hard. Their data also shows that Florida is one of 29 states with the highest level of flu activity.
The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has confirmed the first case of dengue fever in 2013 in an 18-year-old male.
It’s the question every doctor at Community Health of South Florida has been asking this week: “Have you gotten your flu shot?” The doctors are trying to put the brakes on a flu epidemic sweeping the nation.
In observance of World AIDS Day, Miami-Dade’s health department will offer free Rapid HIV testing at Miami-Dade Metrorail stations this Friday.
Parents of Coral Reef Senior High students got a lesson on meningitis Sunday morning from staffers with the county’s department of health.
Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.
As South Floridians get ready for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac, the Miami-Dade County Health Department (MDCHD) is urging the public to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) exposure by taking precautions with gas-powered appliances and charcoal or gas grills.
If you plan to spend your day working or playing outdoors, you may want to apply some bug spray along with the sunscreen.
The Miami-Dade County Health Department has confirmed a human case of West Nile virus.