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WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children.
WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care.
FLHealthCHARTS is your one-stop-site for Florida public health statistics and community health data.
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Influenza or 'flu' is a viral respiratory illness, mainly spread by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze
or talk. Influenza can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection are hospitalization or death. Florida is currently experiencing a moderately severe influenza season. The best way to protect yourself from flu
is to get vaccinated, practice good hand washing hygiene, and stay home/keep children home when sick. To find a vaccine, please visit
Harmful Algae Blooms (HABS): Red Tide & Blue-Green AlgaeHABs can be health nuisances. They can cause breathing problems, and eye, nose and skin irritations. Your best plan of action is to stay away from these temporary, and naturally-occurring, blooms.
Seafood Safety: What You Need to KnowSince most seafood is safe to eat, it’s good to know the few conditions and times when you should be extra cautious and aware.
Updates: Check HABs StatusThere’s a lot of information about HABs and aquatic conditions in Florida. Find up-to-date reports and data from the Florida Department of Health and our partners.
Report & ContactNeed to report illness, fish kills or HAB activity? Have questions?
Our Program & PartnersThe staff of the Florida Department of Health’s Aquatic Toxins Program works every day to keep Floridians and our visitors safe, our many partners help us ensure public health and safety.
Messaging & Education ToolsOur public health messaging, videos, brochures, info-graphics and all the rest, are available for community groups, educators, health care providers, business and even out-of-state agencies. (Please do not remove the Florida Health logo from material.)
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