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2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010

2016

September 27 - Bay County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 27 - Escambia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert 

September 23 - Manatee County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 13 - Walton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 7 - Bay County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert 

August 30 - Escambia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory - WNV Case Confirmed

August 25 - Duval County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory - WNV Case Confirmed

August 19 - Okaloosa County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory - WNV Case Confirmed

August 19 - Santa Rosa County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory - WNV Case Confirmed

August 3 - Jefferson County Health Department Confirms 3rd equine case of EEEV

July 29 - Department Of Health Responds To Local Zika Cases

July 27 - Osceola County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 22 - Washington County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 21 - Possible Zika Non-Travel Related Case

July 19 - Possible Zika Non-Travel Related Case

July 6 - Jefferson County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 5 - Bay County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 2 - Polk County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 28 - Zika-Related Microcephaly Case Confirmed In Florida

June 17 - St. Johns County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 1 - Monroe County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory due to Confirmed Locally acquired Dengue

February 3 - Governor’s Executive Order 16-29 related to Zika Virus

February 2 - Department Reports Six New Travel-Associated Zika Cases to the CDC

January 22 - Department Provides Mosquito-Borne Illness Update on Zika Virus 

2015

October 23 - Hernando County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 19 - WNV Cases Confirmed in Escambia County

October 13 - Orange County Health Department Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 8 - Hillsborough County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 1 - Hillsborough County Health Department Confirms First 2015 Human WNV Case

September 18 - Manatee County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 28 - Pinellas County Health Department Confirms First 2015 Human WNV Case

August 21 - Pinellas County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 18 - Escambia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 12 - Orange County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 5 - Escamiba County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 31 - Bay County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 29 - Volusia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 28 - Walton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

July 28 - Hillsborough County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 24 - West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in Walton County

July 24 - Walton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 14 - Polk County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 6 - Gadsden County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

January 7 - Alachua County Health Department Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

January 5 - Marion County Health Department Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

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2014

December 19 - Miami-Dade County Health Department Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

December 16 - Escambia County Health Department Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

December 8 - Palm Beach County Health Department Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 24 - Volusia County Health Department Reports 4th Human WNV Disease

October 24 - Marion County Health Department Reissues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory- Human WNV

October 22 - Duval County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert-Human SLEV

October 1 - Putnam County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 25 - St. Johns County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 23 - Polk County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 23 - Pasco County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 19 - Broward County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 19 - Volusia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 12 - Duval County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 10 - Jefferson County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 9 - Leon County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 29 - Miami-Dade County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 29 - St. Lucie County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert- Confirms 2nd Case of Locally-Acquired Chikungunya Fever

August 19 - Escambia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 18 - Santa Rosa County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 15 - Escambia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 1 - Washington County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 30 - Clay County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 30 - Palm Beach County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert-Confirms 2nd Case of Locally-Acquired Chikungunya Fever

July 30 - St. Lucie County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory-Confirms 1st Case of Locally-Acquired Chikungunya Fever

July 17 - Florida Department of Health Confirms Two Cases of Locally-Acquired Chikungunya Fever

July 11 - Levy County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 9 - Marion County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 3 - Pasco County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 1 - Alachua County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 24 - Martin County Release Summary of Community Survey on Dengue Fever

June 19 - Volusia County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

May 16 - FDOH Raises Awareness of Chikungunya Fever

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2013

December 31 - Nassau County Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

December 3 - Martin County Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 31 - Putnam County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 31 - One Additional Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 22 - Human WNV: Duval County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 15 - Human WNV: Alachua County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 3 - One Additional Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 27 - Human WNV: Nassau County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 18 - Two Additional Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 5 - Four Additional Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 30 - Four Additional Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 26 - Human WNV: Duval County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 23 - Three Additional Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 23 - Locally-Acquired Dengue: Miami-Dade County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 22 - 4th Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin County Health Departments Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 19 - Suwannee County Health Department Issues Awareness Press Release on Mosquito-borne Illness

August 19 - Levy County Health Department Continues Mosquito-borne Advisory Related to Equine Illness

August 14 - Three Locally-Acquired Dengue: Martin and St. Lucie County Health Departments Issue Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 1 - UPDATE: Hillsborough County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Advisor

July 31 - Marion County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 11 - Gilchirst County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 19 - Bradford County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

March 25 - Human EEEV: Hillsborough County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

January 31 - Human EEEV: Levy County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

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2012

December 31 - Nassau County Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 27 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 27 - 4th Human Case of WNV in Walton County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 21 - Indian River County Lift Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 20 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 16 - 2nd Locally-Acquired Dengue in Miami-Dade County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 15 - Human Case of WNV in Nassau County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 14 - Holmes and Walton County Health Departments Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 8 - Locally-Acquired Dengue in Osceola County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 8 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Leon County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 30 - Locally-Acquired Dengue in Seminole County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 30 - Hamilton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 29 - Wakulla County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 25 - Suwannee County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 22 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 17 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 15 - UPDATE:Escambia County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 12 - Orange County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 12 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Walton County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 5 - Jackson County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 4 - Human Case of WNV in Bay County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 27 - Locally-Acquired Dengue in Miami-Dade County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 27 - Indian River County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 27 - Alachua County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 24 - Human Case of WNV in Washington County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 18 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Santa Rosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 12 - Leon County Health Department Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 11 - Human Case of WNV in Santa Rosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 10 - Human Case of WNV in Gadsden County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 7 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Okaloosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 4 - UPDATE:Escambia County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 31 - Human Case of WNV in Hillsborough County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 29 - Human Case of WNV in Okaloosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

December 31 - Nassau County Lifts Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 27 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 27 - 4th Human Case of WNV in Walton County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 21 - Indian River County Lift Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 20 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 16 - 2nd Locally-Acquired Dengue in Miami-Dade County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 15 - Human Case of WNV in Nassau County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 14 - Holmes and Walton County Health Departments Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

November 8 - Locally-Acquired Dengue in Osceola County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

November 8 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Leon County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 30 - Locally-Acquired Dengue in Seminole County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 30 - Hamilton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 29 - Wakulla County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 25 - Suwannee County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 22 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 17 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 15 - UPDATE:Escambia County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 12 - Orange County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 12 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Walton County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 5 - Jackson County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 4 - Human Case of WNV in Bay County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 27 - Locally-Acquired Dengue in Miami-Dade County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 27 - Indian River County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 27 - Alachua County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 24 - Human Case of WNV in Washington County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 18 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Santa Rosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 12 - Leon County Health Department Continues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 11 - Human Case of WNV in Santa Rosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 10 - Human Case of WNV in Gadsden County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 7 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Okaloosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 4 - UPDATE:Escambia County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 31 - Human Case of WNV in Hillsborough County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 29 - Human Case of WNV in Okaloosa County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 21 - Human Case of WNV in Leon and Jefferson County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 21 - Bay County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 17 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Escambia County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 15 - Human Case of WNV in Escambia County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 6 - Human Cases of WNV in Duval County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

July 25 - Human Case of WNV in Duval County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 15 - Holmes and Washington County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 13 - Walton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

May 24 - St. Johns County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

January 17 - Levy County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

January 3 - Palm Beach County Lifts Mosquito-borne Disease Advisories and Alerts

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2011

December 9 - Lake County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

December 7 - Human Case of WNV in Palm Beach County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 25 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 17 - Dengue Alert in Palm Beach County

October 13 - Dengue Advisory in Palm Beach County

October 12 - Human Case of WNV in Clay County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 10 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 3 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 30 - Locally-acquired case of Dengue Fever in Hillsborough County

September 23 - Human Case of WNV in Leon County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 21 - Human Case of WNV in Miami-Dade County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 6 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 30 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 9 - Dengue Advisory in Martin County

August 9 - UPDATE:Duval County Health Department Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

July 26 - Human Cases of WNV in Duval County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

July 25 - EEEV Identified In Two Holmes County Horses - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 8 - Seminole County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

March 2 - 2nd Locally-Acquired Case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County

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2010

October 22 - 2nd WNV Positive Human in Brevard County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

October 7 - Indian River County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

October 1 - St. Lucie County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 30 - Martin County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 22 - De Soto County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 21 - Human Case of WNV in Duval County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 21 - Hendry County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 17 - Two Human Cases of WNV in Collier County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

September 17 - Human Case of WNV in Broward County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 10 - Palm Beach County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

September 7 - 2nd Human Case of WNV in Orange County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

August 23 - Human Case of WNV in Orange County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 23 - Flagler County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 16 - Marion County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 16 - Putnam County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 12 - Locally-acquired dengue in Broward County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 12 - Human Case of WNV in Osceola County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

August 2 - Jefferson County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 30 - Human Case of EEE in Leon County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 29 - Two Human Cases of EEE in Hillsborough County - Mosquito-borne Illness Alert

July 20 - Human Case of EEE in Wakulla County - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 7 - Glades County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 6 - Jackson County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 6 - Polk County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 6 - Collier County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

July 2 - Miami-Dade County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 24 - Osceola County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 22 - Washington County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 23 - Walton County Health Department Issues Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

June 15 - Dengue Prevention Campaign in Key West

April 19 - Dengue Case Confirmed in Key West - Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory for Monroe County

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