Floridians Urged To Get Vaccinated For Hepatitis A; 350 New Cases Reported This YearWhile the state grapples with the novel coronavirus, it also continues to see increasing cases of hepatitis A.
State Labs Now Testing For CoronavirusA top Florida Department of Health official said Saturday that three laboratories in the state can now test for the novel coronavirus, the contagious disease known as COVID-19.
More Hepatitis A Cases Reported In Florida Florida had 58 hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 3,028 as of Saturday, according to the state Department of Health.
Florida Vaping Illnesses Climb To 87Florida had received reports of 87 vaping-related illnesses as of Saturday, an increase of nine cases during the prior week, according to numbers posted by the Florida Department of Health and a News Service of Florida analysis of the data.
Vaping Illness Cases Continue To Climb In FloridaFlorida had 13 vaping-related pulmonary illnesses reported last week, bringing the number of cases to 52 as of Saturday, according to data from the Florida Department of Health.
Hepatitis A Cases Top 2,700 This Year In FloridaFlorida had 62 newly reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of cases for the year to 2,738 as of Saturday, a state Department of Health report shows.
Health Alert Issued At Two Plantation Canals After Blue-Green Algal Blooms SpottedThe Florida Department of Health recently put up health alert signs at two canals in the city of Plantation alerting residents of small blue green algal blooms in the canals and the presence of a toxin in the water.
Florida Clinic Accused Of Warning Nurses To Speak English Or Be FiredSupervisors at a state-run clinic in central Florida reportedly warned seven Puerto Rican health care workers to stop speaking Spanish among themselves or they would get fired.
Florida Hepatitis A Cases Still On The RiseThe number of hepatitis A cases in Florida continues to climb, with 68 new cases reported to state health officials last week.
Another 53 Hepatitis A Cases Reported In Florida Last WeekFlorida had 53 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases since January to 2,034, according to the state Department of Health.
Florida Cases Of Hepatitis A Near 2,000 Just This YearThe number of hepatitis A cases in Florida this year has reached at least 1,978, the latest information released by the Florida Department of Health shows.
Former Florida Candidate Admits Lying About Operating On Pulse Nightclub Shooting SurvivorsA state Department of Health report released last week shows Catherine "Elizabeth" McCarthy told an investigator that she knew what she did was wrong.
Florida Hepatitis A Outbreak Nears 1,900 CasesFlorida has had about 1,900 reported cases of Hepatitis A this year, according to new numbers from the Florida Department of Health.
Florida Department of Health Says It Is Working With CDC On Hepatitis AThe Florida Department of Health is working with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address a hepatitis A outbreak and hopes the “partnership” will help expand vaccinations, state officials said Wednesday.
Florida Hepatitis A Cases Continue ClimbingAnother 90 cases of hepatitis A were reported to the Florida Department of Health during the final week of June, bringing the number of cases this year to more than 1,700, figures posted on the department website show.