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    Two Ocala residents die from COVID-19

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    Two Marion County residents -- an 88-year-old male and a 58-year-old male -- passed away this weekend after contracting COVID-19. Both were Ocala residents....
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    State line checkpoint put in place for those trying to enter Florida

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    The Florida Highway Patrol now has a checkpoint in place at the Florida state line. Some citizens are angry over the checkpoint, referring to it...

    Citrus County officials report first death from COVID-19

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    On Wednesday, the Citrus County Department of Health reported the first COVID-19 death in the county. An 80-year-old Citrus County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 passed...

    Rabies alert for Marion County

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    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for the area within the following boundaries: Northwest Highway 320 to...
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    March 20, COVID-19 update – Marion County, complete updated report for Florida

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    Last updated on March 20, at 7:15 p.m. The DOH reported that Marion County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. More information to follow. Original article TALLAHASSEE...
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    DOH Marion County COVID-19 update

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    OCALA, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has continued heavy activities this week as part of its response to the...
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    Florida Department of Education announces additional 2019-20 school year information regarding COVID-19

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    Tallahassee, Fla. -- On March 17, 2020, the Department of Education and Commissioner Richard Corcoran used executive authority to support the Florida Division of...
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    Parents say schools are not doing enough to prevent germs from spreading

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    A recent investigation shows that most Florida school districts might not be doing enough to prevent the germs that cause more serious illnesses. The investigation...
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    Hand sanitizer and antifreeze are not the same thing

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    There have been dozens of posts in regards to hand sanitizer(s) and pets. In one post, Judith David, wrote, "PET OWNERS PLEASE BE AWARE THAT...
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    Marion County is offering guidance on mass gatherings regarding COVID-19, after-school activities, sports canceled

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    OCALA, Fla.—To help protect the health of those most vulnerable to the threat of COVID-19, the Florida Department of Health in Marion County is...
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    COVID-19 cases in Florida, Daytona Bike Week information

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    TALLAHASSEE — People ask the same question time, and time again. Question Please explain to me how this is any worse than any strain of the...

    Emergency Order temporarily restricting visitation to nursing homes

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At Governor DeSantis’ direction, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued an Emergency Order temporarily restricting visitation to nursing...
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    New coronavirus guidelines include a mandatory self-isolation following certain travels

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    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware of...
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    Residents encouraged to attend women’s health forum on depression

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    OCALA, Fla.—Mental health topics can be less understood and less spoken about compared to physical health topics due to stigma and other issues. This...
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    EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against COVID-19

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    WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2,...
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    DOH announces two presumptive positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, risk to Florida remains low

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    The Florida Department of Health (Department) has announced there are two presumptive positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida. At this time, both...
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    Residents encouraged to sign up for chronic health condition management classes

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    Marion County -- Managing chronic health conditions can be overwhelming, but it’s a reality that many residents face. According to the Centers for Disease Control...
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    Case of Hepatitis A surfaces at Old Mill Tavern

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    Citrus County — The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service...
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    The Citrus County School Board warns parents of possible Hepatitis A exposure

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    The Citrus County School Board sent out a letter Thursday, January 30, 2020, warning parents that their child “may have been exposed to Hepatitis...
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    Marine Corps Veteran suspended from Belleview High School for private medical marijuana use

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    Original story Belleview High School’s student services manager, Mike Hickman, 50, fired for using medical marijuana in the privacy of his home. The issue came about...