Tag Archives: Florida Department of Health
After accusations of a Jacksonville dentist’s mistreatment of patients, some parents have turned to Facebook to voice concerns about dentists who will not allow them to accompany their child during procedures. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry reports there are no set policies mandating access during treatment.
Jessica Grobman was born with HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. But it was not until she learned about HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in middle school that she began to understand she was different.
Four individuals have traveled through Florida while infected with measles. The Alachua County Health Department says they are fully prepared to fight off the spread of the virus.
An area dubbed Tent City in Gainesville housed homeless people for years, but their eviction left the area littered with remnants from the former occupants. The property is now seeking help for a much needed clean-up.
The first case of enterovirus D68 has been confirmed in Florida after a 10-year-old girl was treated for the virus in Tampa.
The Citrus County Health Department has implemented a mobile clinic program to help low-income and homeless patients get basic medical services.
Road to Zero event seeks to curtail statistics on violence and sexually-transmitted diseases with speakers, pamphlets and free testing.
A Marion County elementary school is dealing with an enteric infection outbreak that has already affected more than 200 students.
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.
The DOH keeps records of rabies cases by county as far back as 1997. Despite Marion County’s high total of 217, the data actually show the number of rabies cases has steadily decreased in almost every county including Marion during that period.