When the lights go out: Keeping Your Family Healthy and Safe during Power Outages

When the lights go out: Keeping Your Family Healthy and Safe during Power Outages

Power outages can occur for a multitude of reasons; yet, whatever the reason, Floridians can plan and stay safe during an outage.

07.25.14 – State Surgeon General Statement Regarding Trauma

Florida Health Online Summer Camp Letter

Information on Vibrio vulnificus

Information on Vibrio vulnificus

Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that normally lives in warm seawater and is part of a group of vibrios that are called “halophilic” because they require salt.

07.21.14 – Biomedical Research Advisory Council Announces Strategic Goals to Improve Health Outcomes in Florida

National Fireworks Safety Month

National Fireworks Safety Month

Fireworks and celebrations just seem to go together. Long associated with Independence Day, the use of fireworks on other holidays, such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and New Year’s Eve, is on the rise. Unfortunately, a happy celebration can quickly turn painful if consumer fireworks are misused.

State Surgeon General Letter to HHS and FEMA Regarding Unaccompanied Children

07.17.14 – Florida Department of Health Confirms First Locally Acquired Cases of Chikungunya Fever

07.16.14 – Karen Johnson Appointed as Administrator for Florida Department of Health in Holmes and Washington Counties

07.03.14 – Health Officials Urge Floridians, Visitors to “Beat the Heat”