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Fight the Flu!

Remember to Take 3 actions to fight flu this season. 1. Get a Vaccine in shot or mist form. 2. Wash your hands. 3. Take antivirals if prescribed by your doctor if you get the flu.

CDC recommends 3 steps to fight flu this season: take time to get a flu vaccine, take everyday preventive actions and take antivirals if prescribed.

Learn more about fighting the flu from the CDC.

Dispose of Medicine Safely

Take the American Medicine Chest Challenge!Take the American Medicine Chest Challenge!

  1. Take inventory of your prescription and over-the-counter medicine.
  2. Secure your medicine.
  3. Dispose of your unused, unwanted, and expired medicine at an American Medicine Chest Challenge Disposal site.
  4. Do not share the medicine prescribed to you
  5. Talk to your children and physician¬†about the dangers of prescription drug abuse… they are listening. For tips visit Partnership For Drug-Free Kids, NIDA, and StopMedicinceAbuse.com.

Zika Virus Update

Updated Guidance for People Living in or Traveling to South Florida

map of zika-affected areas in Florida
Areas of Florida that were affected by Zika as of October 20.

As of October 20, CDC has updated guidance for the Wynwood-designated area after three mosquito incubation periods passed without any new locally transmitted cases of Zika. Learn more from the CDC.

Read about what you need to know about Zika.

Community Health Indicators

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