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Tag Archives: Alachua County Health Department
By Ashira Morris on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:21 pm
After a statue went into affect a year ago, tattoo parlors in Florida are now being held to higher standards when it comes to regulation.
By Ryanne Doumet on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 28, 2012 at 10:45 am
A clinic southwest of Gainesville will serve patients from low-income families. The project is lead by Southwest Advocacy Group.
By Kelsey Meany on November 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:39 pm
Paul Myers, administrator for the Alachua County Department of Health, urges residents to take precautions around their homes to ward of mosquitoes, as well as when they are walking around at dusk and dawn. Three potential cases of West Nile Virus have recently been reported to the department.
By Brianna Donet on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:46 pm
Florida’s tattoo industry will be regulated by state and local health departments as part of a new rule aimed at increasing blood donations.
By Sami Main on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 5:27 pm
Fest 11 came to a conclusion last weekend, and fans are still feeling the effects.
By Laura Arango on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:35 pm
Alachua County students can sign up to receive free Flu Mist, a nasal spray that can be taken in place of the flu shot.
By Front Page Edition on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 1:41 pm
Making its way across North Florida, the West Nile virus has now been detected in two Alachua County chickens.
By Front Page Edition on July 26th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm
By WUFT-FM Staff Alachua County Health officials are encouraging citizens to take extra precautions against mosquitoes as Jacksonville has recently reported its first human case of the West Nile virus. Alachua County Health Department’s Environmental Health Director Anthony Dennis believes risks of transmission [...]
By Front Page Edition on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:44 pm
By Donna Green-Townsend – WUFT-FM Alachua County officials are monitoring the mosquito population after one of the county’s sentinel chickens was found to have eastern equine encephalitis. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green Townsend spoke with Environmental Health Director for the Alachua County Health [...]
By Front Page Edition on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 2:29 pm
By Emily Burris – WUFT-FM Today is National HIV testing day and the CDC has launched new efforts to increase the availability of HIV testing. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, better testing is a critical step towards more [...]