'All Individuals Should Wear Masks,' Florida Department of Health Issues RecommendationThe Florida Department of Health issued a Public Health Advisory on Saturday in response to increased COVID-19 cases in the state.
Keeping Kids Safe From Drowning: Here’s What You Need To KnowBad things happen when no one watches the water. With everyone currently at home, the opportunities for accidental drowning have increased. The Children's Services Council of Broward County Florida wants you to know that a dedicated “Water Watcher” can help save children from death or injury from drowning.
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.