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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.

The Florida Department of Health encourages all Floridians to celebrate World Heart Day by making healthy changes in their lifestyle that will significantly reduce their chance of developing heart disease, which was the leading cause of death among Floridians in 2015. Take steps toward a healthy heart today!

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Zika

Preventing mosquito bites not only enhances your enjoyment of outdoor activities, but can also protect you from exposure to Zika and all mosquito-borne illnesses. The Florida Department of Health reminds Floridians and visitors to protect you and your family with these simple tips outlined in the Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida information video and brochure.

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