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Tag Archives: Alachua County Health Department
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 Ryan Lacher on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am
Making its way across North Florida, the West Nile virus has now been detected in two Alachua County chickens.
By WUFT News on July 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:36 am
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 have increased within [...]
By Donna Green-Townsend on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am
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 Department, Anthony Dennis, who says [...]
By Emily Burris on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am
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 effective treatment and better results [...]
By WUFT News on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am
The Alachua County Health Department is asking the public to watch out for an algal bloom that has been identified in the Santa Fe River near High Springs between the Highway 27 bridge and upstream of Poe Springs in Alachua [...]