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Taking Shelter? Top Five Things You Need to Know About Special Needs Shelters

Taking Shelter? Top Five Things You Need to Know About Special Needs Shelters

Floridians know being prepared for hurricane season – having an emergency plan and supply kit – are essential for weathering the storm.

Emergencies Happen!  Be Informed, Alert, and Prepared

Emergencies Happen! Be Informed, Alert, and Prepared

When disaster strikes communities in America, whether natural or man-made, we all feel the impact. Concern for safety, health and property weigh on our minds. How can anyone prepare for the possibility of these different hazards? Taking practical, proven steps now will help you to be ready, even when emergencies happen beyond your control.

What Others Can Do To Promote a Breastfeeding Friendly Florida: It Goes Beyond Mother and Child

What Others Can Do To Promote a Breastfeeding Friendly Florida: It Goes Beyond Mother and Child

When you choose to breastfeed, you make an investment in your baby’s future by giving a healthy start that will last a lifetime.

There’s a Champion in Us All: Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program Kicks Off

There’s a Champion in Us All: Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program Kicks Off

In an effort to make Florida the healthiest state in the nation, the Florida Department of Health launched the 2015 Healthy Weight Community Champion Recognition Program.

Books, Backpacks and Vaccinations: Getting Your Child’s Health Ready for School

Books, Backpacks and Vaccinations: Getting Your Child’s Health Ready for School

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and one of the best ways to protect children from the serious effects of certain diseases is through consistent vaccinations.

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.

(CRE) Information on Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

(CRE) Information on Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Stay up-to-date on CDC’s latest findings of the CRE germ.