By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) urges residents and visitors to protect themselves from the risk of rabies exposure by avoiding...

On Saturday, September 14, more than 400 people from the ALS community around the state of Florida will gather at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando to listen to the top ALS researchers and experts to...

There is a critical need for O Positive blood donors Due to increased use by area hospitals OneBlood, the local blood center, is urging people with O Positive blood to please donate as soon as possible. 37%...

Local merchants are sharing their power to save lives by hosting ‘Tax Free Day Back To School’ blood drives.  Donors can give blood and enjoy a $10 Gift Card, plus receive a wellness checkup of blood...

Nassau County, FL health officials have issued a 60 day rabies alert after an otter tested positive for rabies. The rabies alert includes the following boundaries in Nassau County: St. Mary’s River...

Many common medications, including antibiotics, drugs used for high blood pressure and to lower cholesterol, even over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, ibuprofen,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Bay County Health Department has reported an additional case of rabies this week in a raccoon that was killed off Deep Springs Road, north of Nonawood Road in Fountain. This...

New Radiation Oncologist Joins Florida Cancer Specialists in Ocala Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is pleased to announce that Radiation Oncologist Luis Carrascosa, MD has...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) is issuing a rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding Altamonte Springs. The alert is in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Florida state health officials have reported 10 confirmed Vibrio vulnificus cases through July 12, according to the latest data. Cases have been confirmed in the...