Florida Department of Health in Gulf County

Florida DOH in Gulf County - Hot Topics

Our Hot Topics page gives specific information concerning health issues in our area. These are generally events or areas of concern that are occurring in Gulf County that may affect the health of our communities. Our goal in the Hot Topics portion of our website is to give you information that you can use to better protect your health and welfare and thereby improve the quality of health in our county.

What is Healthiest Weight Florida?

Over the next 20 years in Florida, obesity is expected to contribute to millions of cases of preventable chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, costing an estimated $34 billion. To address this important public health issue, the Department of Health launched the Healthiest Weight Florida initiative in January 2013.
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Hot Off The Press!

“New Doctors at the Florida Department of Health in Gulf County” Opens in new window. (PDF - 21kb)
“2014 Gulf County Health Rankings” Opens in new window. (PDF - 159.21kb)
Through with Chew Week 214 Press ReleaseOpens in new window. (PDF - 166.64kb)
Joint Commission Press Release July 24 2013 Opens in new window. (PDF - 75.32kb)
"Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women"Opens in new window. (PDF - 29.39kb)
HEALTHIEST WEIGHT SNAPSHOTS PR Opens in new window. (PDF - 17.35kb)
Gulf County Teens Tell Big Tobacco: I am Not a “Replacement” Opens in new window.(PDF - 159.21kb)

After the Flood Information to Protect You and Your Family

What to Do if Your Well is Flooded..Opens in new window. (PDF - 27kb)
Saftey Tips for Home Cleanup After a Flood..Opens in new window. (PDF - 24kb)
Mold and Your Health..Opens in new window. (35kb)
Tetanus Vaccines for Individuals Who Suffer Wounds..Opens in new window. (PDF - 25kb)
Mosquito PSA..Opens in new window. (PDF - 2MB)
Health Risks After a Flood..Opens in new window. (PDF - 30kb)

Flu Shots Available..

Get Your Shot Here Opens in new window. (PDF - 72.46kb)


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