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The investigation into possible local transmission in South Florida ( Miami-Dade and Broward counties) continues as Governor Rick Scott and State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip host a Zika roundtable this afternoon in Broward County to discuss with local leaders ongoing Zika preparedness and response needs.

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Residents and visitors are urged to participate in requests for urine samples by the department in the areas of investigation. These results will help the department determine the number of people affected.

Zika prevention kits and repellent are being distributed in the areas of investigation, through local OBGYN offices and at both DOH-Broward and DOH-Miami-Dade.

Florida health officials also reported six new travel-related cases with two in Broward (53), one in Miami-Dade (96), one in Hillsborough (10), one in Orange (38) and one involving a pregnant women (49).

The total travel associated cases in Florida now stand at 365 total, pregnant women and not pregnant women.

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