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Frederica Wilson Asks Florida Department of Health About Protecting Dialysis Patients

Wilson noted that 40,000 residents of the Sunshine State are battling renal disease, many of whom need weekly dialysis treatment and are at severe risk from coronavirus.

Florida Department of Health Gets $28 Million From Feds to Respond to COVID-19

As the Legislature prepares to vote on a $93.2 billion budget, Gov. Ron DeSantis thanked legislators for making the Florida Department of Health eligible for almost $28 million in federal funds to respond to coronavirus.

Ron DeSantis Declares Public Health Emergency After Two Floridians Test Positive for Cornoavirus

On Sunday night, the Florida Department of Health announced that two residents of the state’s west coast tested positive for the virus.

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis Wants to Crack Down on Substance Abuse

On Wednesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis launched “The Facts. Your Future.” initiative warning young people about the dangers of substance abuse.

Casey DeSantis: Fed Sending Almost $59 Million to Florida to Help Fight Opioid Addiction

The funds will be sent out over three years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which will go to the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and county health departments in Broward, Duval and Palm Beach Counties.
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Francis Rooney: Hepatitis A is a Growing Problem in Florida

While maintaining that his district was not facing a crisis, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., insisted the state has problem with Hepatitis A.