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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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World Heart Day

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The Florida Department of Health encourages all Floridians to celebrate World Heart Day by making healthy changes in their lifestyle that will significantly reduce their chance of developing heart disease, which was the leading cause of death among Floridians in 2015. Take steps toward a healthy heart today!

With the help of state and local partners, the Florida Department of Health is educating Florida’s youth on mosquito bite prevention and enlisting their help in the fight against mosquito-borne illnesses in a new campaign that encourages kids to “Spill the Water!

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Zika

Preventing mosquito bites not only enhances your enjoyment of outdoor activities, but can also protect you from exposure to Zika and all mosquito-borne illnesses. The Florida Department of Health reminds Floridians and visitors to protect you and your family with these simple tips outlined in the Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida information video and brochure.

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