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Department of Health Daily Zika Update

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the department will issue a Zika virus update each week day. Updates will include a Zika case count by county and information to keep Floridians informed and prepared. In order to keep the public informed, the department has posted our investigation process here.

Cooler weather and shorter days mark the transition from summer to fall and it’s also a sign that flu season is here. Remember to get your #VaccineBeforeHalloween and help keep Florida #FluFree this season by getting you and your loved ones vaccinated against the flu. For more information about the flu and where you can get the flu shot this year, please visit www.FluFreeFlorida.com.

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There are simple steps that we can all take to protect ourselves from Zika and all mosquito-borne illnesses, such as draining standing water weekly, no matter how seemingly small and cover your skin with mosquito repellent and protective clothing when enjoying the Florida outdoors. Learn more about these protective measures and other steps you can take with the Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida information sheet. Click here for Spanish version

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