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Aquatic Toxins—Swim It Shore It
Updated May 08, 2019

With so many places in Florida to explore, we sometimes forget our beaches, lakes and rivers are natural places that change with the seasons. Enjoy Florida’s wild and not-so-wild areas, and know when to swim it, shore it or dodge it.

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Be Antibiotics Aware

— CDC

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Bright Expectations
Updated May 08, 2019

Bright Expectations (BE) is a website dedicated to helping Florida residents with unique abilities find the support, resources and inspiration they and their families need to break down barriers, set new expectations and achieve the brightest futures they can imagine.

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Childrens Medical Services (CMS) Early Steps
Updated Sept. 12, 2018

Early Steps provides services to infants and toddlers, age birth–3, with developmental disabilities or delays. We help families build on their child’s individual strengths and provide supports to meet the child’s unique needs. Services support children where they live, learn and play.

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Common Childhood Diseases
Updated Aug. 28, 2018



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Dental—Fluoride
Updated May 08, 2019

State funds and technical assistance are available through the Public Health Dental Program to help Florida communities with initial efforts to authorize fluoridation.

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Dental—Oral Health
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Screenings are used to check oral health and make referrals for dental check-ups. During a screening, a dental hygienist will examine your child’s mouth, lips, tongue, teeth, gums and tissues.

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Dental—General
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

An unhealthy smile affects your body.

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Environmental Health
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Environmental health activities focus on prevention, preparedness, and education and are implemented through routine monitoring, education, surveillance and sampling of facilities and conditions that may contribute to the occurrence or transmission of disease.

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Fentanyl
Updated Nov. 07, 2022

Fentanyl is the main cause of recent increases in synthetic opioid deaths in Florida.

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FL Health Connects
Updated Aug. 28, 2019

Florida Health Connects is a protected place for you and your family to securely gather, store, access and share your vital health information.

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Florida Health At Work
Updated Aug. 28, 2018



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Flu Vaccine
Updated March 29, 2019

A flu vaccine is the first and most important step you can take to protect yourself against the flu. Talk to your health care provider about the flu vaccine.

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Food Safety
Updated May 08, 2019

Remember the basics: clean, cook, chill, separate.

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Handwashing
Updated Aug. 27, 2018

Stay healthy. Wash your hands!

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Healthy Weight—Healthiest Weight Florida
Updated Aug. 28, 2018



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Heart Health—Outreach
Updated Feb. 12, 2020



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Heart Health Plus

Heart Health—Plus
Updated Feb. 12, 2020

Research shows that even small changes to everyday choices can have an overall affect on health. Having the tools that help make those choices is a plus.

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Hepatitis A
Updated May 15, 2019



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Hepatitis C
Updated Aug. 28, 2018



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HIV Meningococcal Vaccine
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Get the meningococcal disease vaccine—your best defense

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HIV Prep and Pep
Updated May 08, 2019

PrEP every day if you are currently HIV negative and concerned about exposure to the HIV virus. It’s one pill a day and greatly reduces your HIV risk.

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HIV Testing
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Routine lab work includes HIV testing.

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Back-To-School Immunizations
Updated May 08, 2019

Get your back to school immunizations and make sure you catch the bus, not the bug. Before you go to school, go get your shots so you don’t miss a day!

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Injury Prevention
Updated Nov. 19, 2019



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Measles
Updated May 02, 2019

The MMR vaccine protects against measles, mumps and rubella. Doctors recommend that your child get 2 doses of MMR for best protection.

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Microblading
Updated May 02, 2019

Always use a licensed artist in a licensed facility

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MONKEYPOX PREVENTION

Monkeypox
Updated 12:50 p.m. ET, Tue. Nov. 15, 2022

Monkeypox is a viral infection transmitted during prolonged, face-to-face contact, or during intimate physical contact…

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Mosquitoes (Prevention)
Updated May 14, 2019

Not all mosquitoes are the same. Different mosquitoes spread different diseases and bite at different times of the day.

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Overdose
Updated Nov. 07, 2022

What is Naloxone? A medicine that rapidly reverses an opioid overdose by attaching to opioid receptors, and reversing and blocking the effects of the drug.

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Opioids
Updated Feb. 18, 2020



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Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances (PFAS)
Updated Jan. 30, 2019

PFAS are a man-made family of chemicals, with PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid) and PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) being the most studied and understood.
Alternate spelling: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

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Rabies
Updated May 07, 2019

Wild animals contract rabies. Bats and raccoons are most commonly infected.

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Radon
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Radon is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that forms naturally in soil and rock throughout the world.

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School Nurses
Updated Aug. 28, 2018



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SHA and SHIP
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Florida’s State Health Assessment (SHA) / Florida’s State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)

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STD Screenings for Women
Updated April 01, 2019

While STDs are health concerns for all people, it’s mostly women who suffer from life-changing health problems—in the U.S., untreated STDs cause infertility in at least 24,000 women yearly. Untreated syphilis results in infant deaths in up to 40% of births. Delay of treatment is the problem, that’s why screening is important.

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Stroke
Updated Aug. 28, 2018

Know the signs of a stroke and act F.A.S.T.

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Well Water
Updated May 08, 2019

Is your well water, well?

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