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This week marks National Infant Immunization Week and the Florida Department of Health is raising awareness for the continued need for childhood immunizations. This observance calls attention to the importance of safeguarding Florida's children through up-to-date immunizations.

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State Surgeon General Teaches Children about Mosquito Bite Prevention

State Surgeon General Teaches Children about Mosquito Bite Prevention

Florida Health celebrated Children’s Week by participating in Storybook Village, a series of interactive storytelling booths.

As part of the activities, State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip read the “Be a hero…Spill the water!” book to a group of children in the Florida State Capitol Courtyard.

“Be a hero…Spill the water!” is a book for children that illustrates the importance of practicing basic mosquito bite prevention while also promoting reading.

An electronic version of can be viewed here.