Healthy Foods During Emergencies—Practice Your Emergency Menu!

Healthy Foods During Emergencies—Practice Your Emergency Menu!

Food safety during an emergency is critical to maintaining your wellbeing and finding creative ways to feed a family if refrigeration and electricity are unavailable can be an issue. It’s good to know there are plenty of healthy choices to include as part of your family’s emergency plan.

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Tips on Making the Most of National Preparedness Month

Tips on Making the Most of National Preparedness Month

During September’s National Preparedness month take the time to prepare and ensure your family is ready if an unexpected emergency happens. The Florida Department of Health recommends the following top 10 preparedness tips…

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Information on Ebola Virus Disease

Information on Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is one of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. Infection is caused by one of five identified virus strains and occurs in humans and nonhuman primates such as monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees.

Information on Enterovirus D68

Information on Enterovirus D68

Currently, the United States is experiencing a nationwide outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), one of the more than 100 very common, non-polio enteroviruses associated with severe respiratory illness.

Chikungunya

Chikungunya

Chikungunya fever (CHIK) is an infection caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). The virus is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, similar to West Nile and dengue viruses.