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    This story is nuts: Florida man drops the ball during failed castration

    Florida -- On Sunday, August 18, just before midnight, a deputy responded to a home on Orday Road in Sebring after a 911 hang-up. The...
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    Facts not rumor: what’s really happening with hepatitis A in Marion County

    Marion County -- Recently, there has been outrage on social media aimed toward the Florida Department of Health in Marion County for providing press...

    HEALTH ALERT: Hepatitis A vaccination recommended after Charlie Horse worker tested positive

    OCALA, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in...

    Free rapid HIV testing in Marion County

    Marion County -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be offering free rapid HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, Thursday,...
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    Previously announced recall of animal feed products, expanded

    Due to receiving a number of adverse event reports, Cargill is expanding the scope of recall of select Southern States® feed due to aflatoxin...
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    HEALTH ALERT: Hepatitis A vaccination recommended after Zaxby’s worker tested positive

    Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has identified a case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Ocala....
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    Charlie Horse Restaurant shut down for roach infestation

    Ocala -- Charlie Horse Restaurant & Lounge, located at 2426 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was...

    Possible hepatitis A contamination of Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas

    The FDA is alerting consumers to possible hepatitis A contamination of Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas, an individually wrapped marshmallow candy dipped in chocolate or caramel....
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    Recall on certain U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons

    Kimberly-Clark announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada for a...
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    More lice cases than usual at some Marion schools

      Many parents in Marion County have expressed concern about children recently being sent home from school due to having lice. The Marion County School Board...
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    Mosquito-borne illness advisory for Marion County, no plans to spray after deaths reported

    Marion County -- Marion County remains under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to eastern equine encephalitis activity. In an August press release, Florida Department of...
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    No sauce, hold the roaches, pizza restaurant closed

    Little Caesars Pizza restaurant in Belleview was shut down after health inspectors found several high priority violations that were never corrected by management. The restaurant...

    Marion County’s upcoming Mobile Health Unit locations

    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County’s Mobile Health Unit will be going to several new locations soon. The bus will provide immunizations...
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    2018 Back to school walk-in immunization clinics, information you must know

    Marion County -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will host the back to school immunization clinics beginning Saturday, July 21, in...
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    Mosquito-borne illness advisory for Marion County

    Marion County remains under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to eastern equine encephalitis activity. Since Ocala Post last reported on EEE, three more animal deaths...
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    Free HIV testing in Ocala

    December 1, is World AIDS Day and the Florida Department of Health in Marion County will recognize the day by providing residents with the...
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    Schizophrenia medication with a tracking device

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a medication in the form of a pill that will have a built-in tracking device. The...

    Rabies alert for parts of Marion County

    Official Press Release -- Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for Northwest Ocala/Marion County....
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    Back to school and sports physicals

    Ocala, Florida — Symphony Healthcare, Inc., located at 2100 SE 17th Street, Suite 901, Ocala, is now offering back to school and sports physicals...

    Back to school walk-in immunization clinics

    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be holding special walk-in immunization clinics starting July 31 for families whose students need shots...