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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...

Coffee recall: The best part of getting up, is Viagra in your cup…

Were you feeling a little stiff this morning? A coffee that is sure to "get men up" in the morning, is being recalled. FDA laboratory...
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World Health Organization: Gonorrhea becoming impossible to treat

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a warning on Friday, which includes data from 77 countries that shows antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea nearly...

URGENT – Healthcare professionals and other volunteers needed

Ocala, Florida -- Do you like helping people? Well, this is your chance. FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA is looking for volunteers for an upcoming event being...
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Hawthorne residents: Free dental, vision, and medical services

Southeastern Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists and FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA present free dental, vision, and medical services. The clinic will be held on June 18, 2017,...