The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is asking for the public’s help to prevent the spread of Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto), a disease that spreads easily in households, child-care settings...

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In a letter Friday to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Florida State Surgeon General and Health Secretary, Dr. John H. Armstrong...

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The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported six additional travel-associated chikungunya cases during the past week, bringing the total imported cases to 87 in 2014. We were also informed of the first...

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Seven months after the first autochthonous chikungunya cases were reported in the Western hemisphere in early December, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has reported two locally acquired cases of...

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The past week was a busy one in Florida as far as mosquito borne infections. Imported human cases of chikungunya, dengue fever and malaria were reported plus the state reported a locally acquired dengue...

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Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County officials received confirmation of the first locally acquired case of dengue Fever in Miami-Dade County in 2014 on Wednesday, according to a health department...

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Four cases of chikungunya fever were reported this week in persons that had international travel and are residents of Broward (2), Orange, and Sarasota Counties. In 2014, 52 travel-associated cases have...

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As summer arrives and the waters get warmer, The Florida Department of Health is urging Floridians with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to seawater and estuarine...

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New imported chikungunya cases reported from Broward, Clay, Hillsborough and Miami-Dade Counties during the past week has brought the total number of cases in Florida to 18, according to the Florida Department...

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The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria...