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Department Provides Update on Cms Plan Clinical Eligibility Screening

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Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health is pleased to report that the revised clinical eligibility screening process for the Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan (CMS Plan) is proceeding as planned and running smoothly. It has been one month since the department rolled out the new clinical eligibility screening process for the CMS Plan, which provides a comprehensive system of high quality care for qualifying children in Florida with serious and chronic health care needs.

There are simple steps that we can all take to protect ourselves from Zika and all mosquito-borne illnesses, such as draining standing water weekly, no matter how seemingly small and cover your skin with mosquito repellent and protective clothing when enjoying the Florida outdoors. Learn more about these protective measures and other steps you can take with the Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida information sheet.

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Show Your Love with a Healthy Valentine

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Tallahassee, Fla. - Get ready to celebrate a very special Valentine's Day! Florida Health is proud to announce the launch of the first of many social media contests through the department’s Facebook page. The first contest is a Healthy Valentine’s Day photo contest, in which participants are asked to send in their photos no later than Mon., Feb. 15 showing the planning or celebration of Valentine’s Day in a healthy way.

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