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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For Immediate Release - Friday, December 21, 2012
Alachua County Health Department Urges Children and Adults to get Flu Vaccinations
ALACHUA COUNTY - The Alachua County Health Department (ACHD) urges children and adults to get the seasonal flu vaccine and to take precautions to limit their risk of exposure to seasonal flu, an infection of the respiratory tract caused by the influenza virus. Compared with most other viral respiratory infections, such as the common cold, influenza infection often causes a more severe illness. "The most effective precautions we can use to fight illness are getting vaccinated before flu season and practicing good hygiene regimes," said Anthony Dennis, Environmental Health Director, Alachua County Health Department. "With the holidays approaching, and many people traveling, these simple precautions may lessen your risk of exposure of the virus or transmission to others."
For more information, please see the entire press release.
NEW Services May 2, 2012!
Effective May 2, 2012 CLINIC hours will be as follows (affecting the GAINESVILLE CLINIC site):
NEW Koppers Update For Stephen Foster Neighborhood
Alachua County Health Department and the Florida Department of Health releases the second report on cancer data (2001-2008)and EPA tests dust in 30 homes for dioxins: Update for Stephen Foster Neighborhood June 2012
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Alachua County Health Department Annual Report 2011
Alachua County Health Status Assessment 2012
Alachua County Community Health Improvement Plan 2012
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