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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Contact the Florida Department of Health

For More Information on Rabies: 


Rabies prevention brochures are available from the Florida Department of Health distribution center for $15 per pack of 50. The distribution center can be reached at 850-414-8086, or by fax at 850-414-7753. Please ask for stock number 5730-845-0150-1 (English); 5730-846-0150-5 (Spanish); or 5730-847-0150-0 (Creole).

Additional Reading: 

Dog Bites in Florida by Age, 1999–2007

Dog Bites in Florida, by Danielle Stanek, DVM, Carina Blackmore, DVM, PhD, et al.

A community approach to dog bite prevention by the American Veterinary Medical Association Task Force on Canine Aggression and Human-Canine Interactions.

Nonfatal dog bite-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments, U.S., 2001 from the CDC.