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Tag Archives: Alachua County Health Department
By Carla Vianna on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 2:09 pm
An unidentified University of Florida grad student was diagnosed and hospitalized with meningitis.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:45 am
In response to data indicating unusually high levels of disease-carrying mosquito populations, the Alachua County Health Department is reminding people to take protective measures.
By Katina Prokos on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm
Parents of Alachua County students have 10 extra days to consent to free flu vaccines, which will be administered in schools at the start of October.
By Gloria Garcia on August 12th, 2013 | Last updated: August 16, 2013 at 9:36 am
The program gives children free shots up to the age of 18. If children have health insurance, their insurance companies will only be billed vaccine administrative fees. The vaccines are given at no cost.
By Alexa Davies on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 7:01 am
The Alachua County Health Department is holding a back-to-school immunization clinic on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 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.