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Tattoo Program
Video Added: 12/05/13

You may have a tattoo or know someone who has one.

The Florida Department of Health has created new regulations for tattoo parlors and tattoo artists to abide by in order to protect Florida residents.

Stefany Strong has more information about this update in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Hurricane Season
Video Added: 10/25/13

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County reminds residents that it is hurricane season and that means it is always important to be prepared.

Stefany Strong has more information in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Rip Currents
Video Added: 09/23/13

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - rip currents account for over 80 percent of rescues performed by surf beach lifeguards nationwide.

Stefany Strong talks to Volusia County Beach Patrol about what rip currents are and how to stay safe while swimming near them in this segment of Community Health Matters.
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Physical Activity
Video Added: 09/19/13

Be active and play 60 minutes a day--- that’s the messages for children these days.

It’s an attempt to keep children healthy.

Stefany Strong has more in this edition of Community Health Matters.

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Healthiest Weight Florida
Video Added: 09/06/13

With 65 percent of adults overweight or obese Florida’s Surgeon General is on a mission to do something about it. Dr. John Armstrong addressed the Volusia County Council and discussed the state’s Healthiest Weight Initiative - A public-private collaboration bringing together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses and entire communities to help Florida’s children and adults make consistent, informed choices about healthy eating and active living.

Stefany Strong has more about Dr. John Armstrong’s visit to Volusia County in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Let's Learn How to Swim
Video Added: 08/28/13

Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States and a good way to get regular aerobic physical activity. Not everyone knows how to swim.

Stefany Strong takes us to a swim class to see what it takes to learn in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Health Equity 2013
Video Added: 08/28/13

The Florida Department of Health and Bethune - Cookman University brought community partners together to discuss health equity. Health Equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain his or her full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances.

Stefany Strong has more in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Camp Fun and Fit
Video Added: 08/28/13

There’s a new summer camp in Volusia County that is putting the focus on both fun and fitness - it’s called Camp Fun and Fit.

Stefany Strong takes us out to the camp to see what’s going on in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Early Learning Coalition
Video Added: 07/01/13

In many communities, families with young children are struggling to make ends meet. The Early Learning Coalition administers the School Readiness program that invests in early learning by helping families afford quality child care.

Stefany Strong has more in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Free Door Alarms
Video Added: 06/26/13

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is offering free door alarms as part of the statewide Water Proof Florida drowning prevention campaign.

Stefany Strong has more on this important campaign and pool safety in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Dental Sealants
Video Added: 04/12/13

Here in Volusia County, local students are getting an opportunity to read and write and also get their preventative oral health needs met all while in school.

Stefany Strong tells us about the Volusia County School Based Oral Health Program in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Brushing Tips
Video Added: 04/12/13

It’s time to brush your teeth – do you have the right toothbrush? In this segment of Community Health Matters, Stefany Strong introduces you to Jo Ann Weatherwax who has some very important tips for brushing your teeth.

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Special Needs Shelters
Video Added: 04/09/13

It’s important for staff to train to be prepared to handle any emergency that may impact Volusia County.

Stefany Strong takes you to a recent training that prepares staff to operate special needs shelters in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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There are some high tech changes coming to one of the state’s most popular nutrition programs– the WIC Program for women infants and children.

In this segment of Community Health Matters, Stefany Strong explains that next year WIC clients will say goodbye to paper vouchers and hello to electronic purchases.

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Milk Matters
Video Added: 04/01/13

In recent years you probably heard more about the benefits of including milk and other dairy products in the foods and beverages you regularly have.

Stefany Strong gives you an up close look at why milk matters in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Tuberculosis
Video Added: 03/20/13

The Department of Health in Volusia County offers a tuberculosis program.

In this segment of Community Health Matters, Stefany Strong explains the basics of TB– what it is– and how it is treated.

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Faces of HIV
Video Added: 03/14/13

You can’t look at someone and tell if they are HIV positive. There are many faces to HIV and there are stories behind each face.

Stefany Strong takes us to the Department of Health’s Faces of HIV exhibit as it makes a stop in Volusia County in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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Across the state, Department of Health employees participated in “Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Here in Volusia County, employees read a book called "James Wakes Up to School Breakfast!" to students at Westside Elementary in Daytona Beach.

Stefany Strong has details in this segment of Community Health Matters.

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SG Symposium
Video Added: 02/18/13

In January 2013, the Florida Department of Health hosted a Surgeon General’s Symposium on Achieving Healthiest Weight in Florida. During the event, partners and stakeholders from across the state came together to address and find solutions to help all Floridians reach and maintain a healthy weight.

Stefany Strong has more in this segment of Community Health Matters.

Page last updated: 12/5/13