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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 strongly urging attendees of large community events and mass gatherings to not attend if they: ...
    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 flu which we do have a shot for? Answer It is a little different from the seasonal...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At Governor DeSantis’ direction, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued an Emergency Order temporarily restricting visitation to nursing homes, assisted living facilities (ALFs), adult family-care homes, long-term care facilities, and adult group homes. By...
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware of the status of the virus, the Department is issuing regular updates as information becomes available. International...
    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 can lead to people not being aware of important distinctions, such as when someone may...
    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, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. “Using the correct disinfectant is an important part of preventing...
    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 individuals remain in isolation. Despite these cases in Florida, the overall immediate threat to the...
    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 and Prevention, 78 percent of US adults age 55 and over have at least one...
    Marion County -- Bodycam video shows just how calm former guardian Rebecca Lee Fierle-Santoian was while being served an arrest warrant. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Monday that a former guardian who has been under criminal investigation for...
    Citrus County — The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Homosassa. DOH-Citrus conducted an epidemiological investigation and Friday determined an individual who worked at...
    Marion County is continuing to see an increase in cases of hepatitis A locally and is encouraging residents to get vaccinated for the virus. To help, the Department of Health in Marion County is holding its second drive-through hepatitis...
    Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) and the Department of Health in Marion County (DoHMC) have partnered to combat the hepatitis A outbreak affecting our community. Encouraging vaccination against the highly contagious illness – which has affected more than 138 individuals...
    Fort McCoy First Baptist Church and FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA present free dental and vision event The free clinic will be held on Saturday, September 14. Free tickets will be handed out the day before the event, on Friday, September 13,...
    Ocala -- Brick City Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar, located at 10 South Magnolia Avenue, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on August 20, following a complaint inspection. The restaurant was allowed to reopen within...
    Florida --We can't make this stuff up. On Sunday, August 18, just before midnight, a deputy responded to a home on Orday Road in Sebring after a 911 hang-up. The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office says hang-ups are common. However, none of them...
    Marion County -- Recently, there has been outrage on social media aimed toward the Florida Department of Health in Marion County for providing press releases to the media regarding restaurant employees who were infected with hepatitis A. Ocala Post spoke...
    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 Ocala. DOH-Marion conducted an epidemiological investigation and today determined an individual who worked at Charlie Horse...
    Marion County -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be offering free rapid HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, Thursday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Walgreen’s, located at 807 E. Silver...
    Due to receiving a number of adverse event reports, Cargill is expanding the scope of recall of select Southern States® feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. These reports are currently being investigated to determine if they...
    Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has identified a case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Ocala. Per the department’s epidemiological investigation, the affected individual worked at Zaxby’s, located at 6033 SW Highway...