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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Dangerous bacteria: Vibro Vulnificus in Florida ocean hospitalizes 32, kills 10 WFTS Tampa Bay Jul 30, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Bay County Health Department Warns Against Smokeless Tobacco WNBB.com Feb 18, 2014 Good News FL
Health Department: Open house aims to expand volunteer pool The Brazil Times Feb 9, 2014 Preparedness FL
Sobering numbers continue for Blacks, HIV/AIDS Daytona Times Feb 6, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
SRC Health Department confirms first case of dangerous bacterium http://www.nwfdailynews.com/ Oct 8, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations,Food Safety FL
Water quality results improve at Okaloosa beach areas http://www.nwfdailynews.com/ Sep 6, 2013 Environmental Health FL
12 test positive for TB in Marion County 10TV.com Sep 3, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Health Department workers could receive pink slips Highlands Today Aug 9, 2013 Budget Cuts FL
Food vendors must pass scrutiny of health department http://newssun.suntimes.com/ Aug 6, 2013 Environmental Health,Food Safety FL
Confirmed case of tuberculosis found at USF Bay News 9 Jul 16, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Whooping cough death reinforces need for vaccines, officials say Orlando Sentinel May 3, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Marion County Dental Clinic Recognized Ocala Blog Mar 28, 2013 NACCHO in the News FL
Brevard County's Overall Health Slips Florida Today Mar 20, 2013 NACCHO in the News FL
Health Department Earns National Kudos The Star Jan 24, 2013 NACCHO in the News FL
Flagler County Health Department Earns National Recognition CF News 13 Jan 24, 2013 NACCHO in the News FL
Gulf County Health Dept. Recognized for Emergency Preparedness WMBB-TV Jan 17, 2013 NACCHO in the News FL
Flu cases on the rise, health officials warn Daytona Beach News-Journal Jan 8, 2013 Preparedness,Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Brevard Team Honored for Compassion in a Crime Lab Florida Today Sep 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Brevard Team Honored for Compassion in a Crime Lab Florida Today Sep 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Brevard Team Honored for Compassion in a Crime Lab Florida Today Sep 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Duval County Health Department warns public to remain diligent in mosquito protection efforts www.firstcoastnews.com Sep 5, 2012 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Immunizations are required by the State of Florida before a child can be admitted to school ABC Action News - Tampa Aug 13, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Nassau County Health Department Earns Public Health Emergency Preparedness Recognition Nassau Business Today Aug 10, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Lake Health Department Honored for Special Program The Daily Commercial Aug 6, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Local Health Departments Earn Recognition Chipley Bugle Aug 2, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Brevard County Health Department Nationally Honored Brevard Times Jul 30, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Health Department Honored for Excellence in Public Health The Daily Commercial Jul 29, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Florida Hospital East to Double ER Orlando Sentinel Jul 29, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Gov. Rick Scott Wants to Rate All of Florida’s Health Departments Tampa Bay Times Jul 28, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Get back-to-school vaccinations now, health departments say Orlando Sentinel Jul 13, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Inevitable Tuberculosis Questions Not the Welcome Home Rick Scott Will Want Sunshine State News Jul 10, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Health Department Gets Preparedness Recognition Highlands Today Jul 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Health Department Releases Community Health Needs Assessment Report Clermont News Leader May 11, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Health department urges caution during smoky conditions University of Florida News Apr 12, 2012 Environmental Health FL
Polk County Health Dept. Praised for Readiness WTSP Mar 4, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Regulating Our Sugar Habit New York Times Feb 26, 2012 Chronic Disease FL
Pinellas County Health Department App Encourages Wellness Tampa Bay Business Journal Feb 24, 2012 General Interest FL
Bid to Shift Health Workers to Counties Apparently Fails KeysNet Feb 22, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
House Keeps County Health Departments Under State Umbrella The Florida Current Feb 21, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
Health Department Tests Emergency Response, Works Toward Accreditation The Star Feb 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Bill: Put Health Departments Under County Control The Walton Press Feb 8, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
Gov Wants to Keep His Health The News-Press Feb 7, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
Health Department Overhaul Bill Passes House Panel The Miami Herald Feb 6, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
Leon and Wakulla Named Public Health Ready WCTV Feb 2, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Martin County Health Department Receives National Recognition for Emergency Preparedness TCPalm Feb 1, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Volusia Health Department Recognized for Emergency Readiness The News-Journal Jan 30, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Martin, St. Lucie Get ‘Gold Standard’ Designation for Health Departments TCPalm Jan 30, 2012 NACCHO in the News FL
Editorial: A Healthy Move Ocala.com Jan 26, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
Health Department Laying Off 14 Bradenton Herald Jan 6, 2012 Budget Cuts FL
Health officials lift mosquito-borne disease alerts prompted by Dengue, West Nile cases Palm Beach Post News Jan 3, 2012 Good News,Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Health officials lift mosquito-borne disease alerts prompted by Dengue, West Nile cases Palm Beach Post News Jan 3, 2012 Environmental Health FL
County Health Department to Lay Off 15 Employees After Holidays The Gainesville Sun Dec 19, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Cigarette littering fine considered Belleair Bee Dec 14, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Manatee Health Department to Lay Off Employees in January The Bradenton Herald Dec 12, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Catching up the community Daytona Times Dec 1, 2011 Environmental Health FL
A group of Overtown diabetics represents “ground zero” for the troubled Jackson Health System Miami Herald Nov 28, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Diabetes Awareness Is Encouraged By Health Department Naples News Nov 15, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
HIV Infections Down in Florida The Famuan Nov 8, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
State Closes Coller, Lee Health Departments’ Pharmacies Naples Daily News Nov 3, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Budget Cuts Sideline In-School Flu Shots Program The Sun Sentinel Oct 17, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Budget Cuts Will Keep Palm Beach County Schools From Giving Out Flu Shots The Palm Beach Post Oct 16, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Orlando overreaches to stop park smoking Orlando Sentinel Sep 29, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Sarasota County’s Costly Cuts The Herald-Tribune Sep 27, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Sarasota County Health Care Cuts Are Piling Up The Herald-Tribune Sep 27, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Health Department Cuts Employees Hernando Today Sep 20, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Report Cites High Levels of Obesity, Cholesterol, Hypertension in Indian River County TCPalm Sep 19, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Report Cites High Levels of Obesity, Cholesterol, Hypertension in Indian River County TCPalm Sep 18, 2011 General Interest FL
Hernando County Health Department Cuts 10 Workers in Rare Layoff St. Petersburg Times Sep 17, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
State Cuts Water Sampling Funds Navarre Press Sep 15, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Orlando urges smokers to stop lighting up in parks Orlando Sentinel Sep 12, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Manatee County Commission Endorses Organizational ‘Culture of Health’ Bradenton Times Sep 10, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
County Seeks Site for Health Clinic in South Lake Orlando Sentinel Sep 8, 2011 General Interest FL
'Food for Life' helps spread information about Type 2 diabetes around Southwest Florida News-Press Sep 7, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Feds, State Cut $3.3 Million from Treasure Coast Health Departments, More Cuts Looming TC Palm Sep 4, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
UF, Florida Department of Health Awarded Federal Grants for Public Health Florida Independent Sep 1, 2011 Good News FL
$100,000 Added To Budget For Maintenance of New Health Department Building Jackson County Floridian Sep 1, 2011 Good News FL
SWFL Health Departments Cutting Staff, Services NBC2 Aug 25, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Health News Florida Breaks Down Layoffs and Budget Cuts and Department of Health The Florida Independent Aug 25, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Cuts Loom at Lee, Collier Health Agencies News-Press Aug 24, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Layoffs Hit Some County Health Units Harder Than Others Health News Florida Aug 24, 2011 Budget Cuts,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health FL
Miami-Dade Health Department Escapes Most Layoffs Miami Herald Aug 23, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Collier Health Dept. Cutting 51 Positions, Flu Clinics After $1.6M Funding Cut Naples News Aug 23, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Budget Cuts Hit Healthy Start Coalitions Hard News Chief Aug 22, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Health Departments in Broward, Palm Beach Counties to Lay off 60 Sun Sentinel Aug 22, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Palm Beach County Health Department Closes Clinic and Eliminates Positions WPTV Aug 22, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Expanded Indoor Smoking Ban Proposed in Guilford Co. MyFox8 Aug 15, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
Agencies team up to crack down on underage tobacco sales in Lee News-Press Aug 15, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health FL
State Plans to Drop Beach Water-Quality Testing at 5 Spots in Region Naples News Aug 13, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Ouch! 23 percent of Miami-Dade students are not getting vaccines required The Miami Herald Aug 13, 2011 Maternal Child and Adolescent Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Manatee Beach Water Testing Stations Will Be Shut Down Bradenton.com Aug 11, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Volusia County Health Department Receives Model Practice Award Daytona Sun Aug 11, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Health officials urge vaccination as measles, Hib, whooping cough spread in Palm Beach County The Palm Beach Post Aug 10, 2011 Maternal Child and Adolescent Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations FL
Manatee Women Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week The Bradenton Times Aug 8, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health FL
World Breastfeeding Week Celebration The Bradenton Times Aug 4, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health FL
Budget Cuts Impact Hours, Staff at County Health Department WCJB-TV Aug 3, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Health Department Receives Award St. Augustine Record Aug 3, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Students Will Get Less Medical Attention At School This Year WJHG Aug 1, 2011 Budget Cuts,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health FL
Bay County Health Department Budget Cuts Could Mean Longer Wait Times WJHG Jul 28, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Bay County Health Department Faces a 22% Budget Cut American Banking News Jul 28, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Bay County Department of Health Cuts Back on School Nurses WMBB News 13 Jul 27, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
County Health Department Earns Honors Ocala.com Jul 27, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Funding Cuts Affect Testing for Beach Bacteria Volusia and Flagler Counties The Daytona Beach News-Journal Jul 26, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Health Dept. Earns National Recognition Bradenton.com Jul 26, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Hot Water Still Sacrificed by Palm Beach County Budget Squeeze The Sun Sentinel Jul 25, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Manatee Health Department Gets National Recognition WTSP Jul 23, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Manatee Health Department Gets National Recognition WTSP Jul 23, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
5 Things You Need to Know Today, July 21 BradentonPatch Jul 21, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Florida Youth AIDs Program Wins Award The Body Jul 20, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Budget Cuts Force County to Step Out of Sulphur Springs Health Center SeminoleHeightsPatch Jul 16, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Hillsborough Closing Six Health Clinics, Laying off 114 Tampa Bay Tribune Jul 16, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Hernando AIDS Program a National Model St. Petersburg Times Jul 15, 2011 NACCHO in the News FL
Miami-Dade Mayor Proposes Budget with Property Tax and Pay Cuts The Florida Independent Jul 14, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Measles uptick worries health officials Herald-Tribune Jul 9, 2011 Immunization FL
Shrinking Flagler Health Department Looks to Community Care as Neediest Alternative Flagler Live Jun 29, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
M.A.P.P. – Navigating to Healthier Futures WCTV Jun 27, 2011 Good News FL
M.A.P.P. -- Navigating to Healthier Futures WCTV Jun 24, 2011 General Interest FL
Budget Woes Force Closure of Branford Health Dept. Annex Suwannee Democrat Jun 9, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
County Commission Highlights Suwannee Democrat Jun 8, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Planned Parenthood Affiliate Loses Thousands for Teen Sex Health Programs The Florida Independent Jun 6, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Poinciana Clinic Facing Funding Woes The Ledger Jun 2, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Lake County Health Department Defends “Turkey” Project Orlando Sentinel May 27, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
North West Florida Daily News North West Florida Daily News May 24, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Key West Seeks to Prevent Dengue Fever Outbreak The Miami Herald May 17, 2011 Good News FL
Orlando preschooler diagnosed with measles is area's first case in 17 years Orlando Sentinel May 13, 2011 Immunization FL
Manatee County Moms Encouraged to Use Resources of World Breastfeeding Week WMNF 88.5 FM Community Radio May 6, 2011 Chronic Disease FL
County to End Mental Services St. Augustine Record May 4, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Who Is the Healthiest on the First Coast Eco Latino May 2, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
More Budget Cuts Loom as Property Tax Revenues Fall Ocala.com May 1, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Primary Care Clinics in Florida Targeted for Cuts Sun Sentinel Apr 29, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Miami-Dade County Health Department South Florida Times Apr 28, 2011 Good News FL
Viewpoint: We don't get health from hospitals Pensacola News Journal Apr 24, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Escambia County in Poor Health, Survey Finds Pensacola News Journal Apr 23, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Escambia County in Poor Health, Survey Finds Pensacola News Journal Apr 23, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Spraying to Combat Sudden Mosquito Swarms Under Way Around Hernando County St. Petersburg Times Apr 22, 2011 General Interest FL
County’s Health High in Florida Seminole Chronicle Apr 20, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
County’s Health High in Florida Seminole Chronicle Apr 20, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Analysis: Florida Ranks “Below Average” on Health Outcomes The Bradenton Times Apr 16, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Analysis: Florida Ranks “Below Average” on Health Outcomes The Bradenton Times Apr 16, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
County Rankings Paint a Picture of Suwannee’s Health Suwannee Democrat Apr 15, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Volusia Ranks Below Average in Health Hometown News Apr 15, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
County Rankings Paint a Picture of Suwannee’s Health Suwannee Democrat Apr 15, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Hernando Ranks 41st in State Health Study Hernando Today Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Hernando Ranks 41st in State Health Study Hernando Today Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Thumb up: Martin County retains fifth place in Florida in health-rankings report TC Palm Apr 9, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Clinics Could Be Affected by Budget Cuts News 4 Jax Apr 8, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
County’s Health Ranking Remains Low The Baker County Press Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Santa Rosa, a Healthy Place to Work, Play, Live Navarre Press Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Editorial: Dollars and cents, and life and death Ocala Star-Banner Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Manatee Residents Are Among the Healthiest in Tampa Bay The Bradenton Times Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Santa Rosa, a Healthy Place to Work, Play, Live Navarre Press Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Top Pasco Public Health Official Sees Progress The Suncoast News Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Manatee Residents Are Among the Healthiest in Tampa Bay The Bradenton Times Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Top Pasco Public Health Official Sees Progress The Suncoast News Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Lee County Health Ranking 23rd in State North Fort Myers Neighbor Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Lee County Health Ranking 23rd in State North Fort Myers Neighbor Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
National Rankings Rate South Florida Health Good, Not Great CBS Miami Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Florida’s County Health Rankings and More on First Coast Connect Florida Talks Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
There Is More to Health Than Health Care Your Palm Beach Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
There Is More to Health Than Health Care Your Palm Beach Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Proposed Health and Social Service Cuts Orlando Sun-Sentinel Apr 4, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Editorial: A true 'feel good' statistic Naples News Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Manatee Ranks in Top Third of Florida County Health Rankings The Bradenton Times Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Lee County Health Ranking 23rd in State Cape Coral Daily Breeze Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Manatee Ranks in Top Third of Florida County Health Rankings The Bradenton Times Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Lee County Health Ranking 23rd in State Cape Coral Daily Breeze Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Flagler’s Quality of Health Ranks It 17th in the State; Smoking and Obesity a Problem FlaglerLive Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Bay Health Ranking Improves Slightly The News Herald Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Putnam County’s Health 66th in State for Second Year, Report Says Florida Times-Union Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Flagler’s Quality of Health Ranks It 17th in the State; Smoking and Obesity a Problem FlaglerLive Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Bay Health Ranking Improves Slightly The Walton Sun Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Bay Health Ranking Improves Slightly The News Herald Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Putnam County’s Health 66th in State for Second Year, Report Says The Florida Times-Union Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
How Healthy Is Your State and County 2011 Health Rankings Released WCTV Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Budget Cuts Coming from Tallahassee to Northeast Florida Florida Times Union Mar 31, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Escambia Health Ranks In Bottom Half of State North Escambia Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
How Healthy is Highlands County Highlands Today Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Report: Volusia, Flagler Rank Poorly in Health The Daytona Beach News-Journal Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Sarasota County is Area’s Healthiest, Study Says Tampa Tribune Mar 31, 2011 FL
Escambia Health Ranks In Bottom Half of State North Escambia Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
How Healthy is Highlands County Highlands Today Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Report: Volusia, Flagler Rank Poorly in Health The Daytona Beach News-Journal Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Sarasota County is Area’s Healthiest, Study Says Tampa Tribune Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Health Rankings in the Hendry-Glades Could be Way Better Southwest Florida Online – Sunday Morning News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Hernando County Man Exposed to West Nile Virus St. Petersburg Times Mar 30, 2011 General Interest FL
Report Released Today on Sarasota County Health Ranking ABC7 Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Proposed Budget Could Cut Primary Care for 9,000 in Bay County News Herald Mar 30, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Officials: County One of the Healthiest The St. Augustine Record Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Collier County Again Florida’s Healthiest, Lee 21st Naples News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Sarasota County Ranks 4th in State Health Index Herald-Tribune Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Brevard’s Resident’s Healthier Than Most in Florida Florida Today Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
What’s the Healthiest County in Florida Orlando Sentinel Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Broward, Palm Beach Among Healthiest Counties in Florida Sun Sentinel Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
St. Lucie County Shows Drastic Improvement in Report’s Florida Health Rankings TC Palm Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Rankings Show Where You Live Matters to Your Health The Gainesville Sun Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Officials: County One of the Healthiest The St. Augustine Record Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Collier County Again Florida’s Healthiest, Lee 21st Naples News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Sarasota County Ranks 4th in State Health Index Herald-Tribune Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
What’s the Healthiest County in Florida Orlando Sentinel Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Broward, Palm Beach Among Healthiest Counties in Florida Sun Sentinel Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
St. Lucie County Shows Drastic Improvement in Report’s Florida Health Rankings TC Palm Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Rankings Show Where You Live Matters to Your Health The Gainesville Sun Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings FL
Collier County Offers Free Program to Help Smokers Quit for Good WINK News Now Mar 28, 2011 Good News FL
Poorest, Sickest, Oldest Poised for Brunt of Florida Senate Budget Cut Proposals The Palm Beach Post Mar 21, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Health Agencies Brace for Cuts News-Journal Mar 7, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Treasure Coast Health Departments Face Funding Losses if Recommendations Become Reality TC Palm Mar 4, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Health Officials Worry as Health Department Withdraws Funds TopNews Feb 21, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Local Health Clinics Desperate for Financial Savior The Palm Beach Post Feb 20, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Lee Budget Cuts Could Destroy Public Service Programs RSW Florida Feb 10, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Scott Proposes Largest Spending Cut in State History Sarasota Herald Tribune Feb 9, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
1 in 7 Florida Deaths Linked to Prescription Drugs The Herald Tribune Feb 1, 2011 General Interest FL
Volusia Council Sets Budget Goal The Daytona Beach News-Journal Jan 21, 2011 Budget Cuts FL
Broward Health Department Turning Over HIV Care Sun-Sentinel Jan 20, 2011 General Interest FL
Some Food Inspections Still Undone The News-Press Jan 10, 2011 General Interest FL
Flu cases spike around Central Florida 13 News Jan 5, 2011 Immunization FL
AHF Will Supply $1 Million in Free AIDS Drugs to Florida Wait List Patients Business Wire Jan 3, 2011 Good News FL
Influenza spiking early, lines short for vaccines, state says Palm Beach Post Dec 23, 2010 Immunization FL
Flu season gets early start in Fla., shots urged Miami Herald Dec 22, 2010 Immunization FL
County to Trim Services News-Leader Dec 1, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Drug Offers Hope as World AIDS Day Nears Palm Beach Daily News Nov 29, 2010 General Interest FL
USF Wins Two Federal Grants to Train Public Health Workers St. Petersburg Times Nov 29, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News FL
Johns Hopkins Study Finds Hispanic Women Benefit from Prenatal Care in Close-Knit Group Setting South Florida Sun-Sentinel Nov 24, 2010 General Interest FL
Miami Beach Deals with Hookworm Fears The Miami Herald Nov 23, 2010 General Interest FL
OPINION: Watchdogs of Public Health Orlando Sentinel Nov 22, 2010 General Interest,Good News FL
Case of Cholera in Florida Is Linked to Haiti Outbreak The New York Times Nov 17, 2010 General Interest FL
Health Department Facilities in Hernando to Be Tobacco-Free St. Petersburg Times Nov 17, 2010 General Interest FL
Locally Acquired Case of Dengue Fever Turns up in Miami The Miami Herald Nov 11, 2010 General Interest FL
For County's First Health Director, It's Still about Those Who Need Help The Palm Beach Post Nov 10, 2010 General Interest FL
Florida Officials Concerned about Cholera UPI (United Press International) Nov 4, 2010 General Interest FL
State to Drop 350 Patients in HIV/AIDS Drug Program South Florida Sun-Sentinel Nov 2, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
New Dioxin Rules Might Force More Cleanups Associated Press Oct 31, 2010 General Interest FL
South Florida Vaccinates over 12,000 at Annual Flu Shot Event ASPH (Association of Schools of Public Health) Friday Letter Oct 29, 2010 Good News,Immunization FL
Community Health-Care Centers Receive Big Grants Orlando Sentinel (Vital Signs Blog) Oct 18, 2010 Good News FL
Limited Funding Forces New Pasco Clinic to Offer Only Dental Services St. Petersburg Times Oct 13, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Food Safety Inspections Shift Again The Suncoast News Oct 8, 2010 General Interest FL
Poverty Is Bad for Your Health in Many Ways Hernando Today Oct 7, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest FL
Roadwork, Stop Smoking, Tour Events Pensacola News Journal Oct 6, 2010 Good News FL
Tampa Mulls Health Clinics for Workers Tampa Tribune Oct 6, 2010 General Interest FL
Miami-Dade County Team Seeks Mass-Marketing Drive for Healthy Eating Miami Today Oct 6, 2010 General Interest FL
Glynn Health Department Provides Drive-Through Flu Shot Service The Florida Times-Union Oct 5, 2010 Immunization FL
Health Department Earns National Honor St. Augustine Record Oct 2, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Reducing the Death Rate of Black Babies The Palm Beach Post Oct 1, 2010 General Interest FL
Miami TV Stations Refuse to Air Anti-McDonald’s Ad The Florida Independent Oct 1, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News FL
Low-Income Health Clinic Slated to Open in St. Lucie County TCPalm.com Sep 29, 2010 Good News FL
Federal Grants to Help Health Departments Fight Obesity, Snuff Out Smoking Naples Daily News Sep 26, 2010 Good News FL
Pinellas Gets $4.85 Million Federal Grant to Combat Obesity St. Petersburg Times Sep 23, 2010 Good News FL
Results of County Health Survey Coming Oct. 9 Clay Today Sep 20, 2010 General Interest FL
Broward County Health Department Honored as “Public Health Ready” Broward News and Entertainment Sep 20, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Santa Rosa Commission Ready to Adopt Budget Pensacola News Journal Sep 19, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
County Gets $14.7M Grant for Prevention Efforts The Miami Herald Sep 16, 2010 Good News FL
Health Department Scores High for Emergency Readiness Herald Tribune Sep 15, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
PRESS RELEASE: Sarasota Health Department’s Emergency Response Gets National Recognition Englewood Sun Sep 15, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
County Adopts Tentative Millage Rate Hernando Today Sep 14, 2010 Good News FL
Commissioners Adopt Budget, Millage Rate // Read BUDGET The News Herald Sep 7, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
First County Budget Hearing Is Wednesday Florida Keys Keynoter Sep 4, 2010 Good News FL
Health Department Earns Public Health Emergency Preparedness Recognition Hernando Today Sep 2, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Duval Health Department Consolidates Services Affecting Thousands WOKV Sep 1, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Vector-Borne Diseases Growing as Threats to U.S. Public Health: Climate Change, Travel Linked to Illness The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Sep 1, 2010 General Interest FL
County's Health Workers Lauded for Preparedness St. Petersburg Times Sep 1, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Hernando Health Department Gets National Recognition Hernando News Source Aug 31, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Jacksonville Clinic Cuts Raise Fears of Backslide in Prenatal Care; County Health Department Budget Cuts Will Affect Primary-Care Patients. The Florida Times-Union Aug 30, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Plan Shuffles Departments, Cuts Jobs Hernando Today Aug 27, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Mobile Health Services Offered at 15 County Sites WWSB ABC 7 Florida Aug 26, 2010 General Interest FL
As Budget Woes Whittle Their Numbers, School Nurses' Roles Expand The Miami Herald Aug 24, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Jackson Health System Struggles to Balance Budget The Miami Herald Aug 20, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
New Health Clinic Planned for Liberty City The Miami Herald Aug 19, 2010 Good News FL
Hernando County Mosquito Control Would Suffer under Budget Cuts St. Petersburg Times Aug 15, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
EDITORIAL: Ending Food Safety Inspections Risky Business for Vulnerable Floridians TCPalm.com Aug 13, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
West Nile Virus Detected in Three Sentinel Chickens in Palm Beach County The Palm Beach Post Aug 13, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Commissioners Don’t Agree on Budget Cuts Highlands Today Aug 13, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Food Inspections Halted The News-Press Aug 5, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Budget Sees Belts Tighten in Santa Rosa Pensacola News Journal Aug 4, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
UM to Offer New Medical Program in Palm Beach County South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug 2, 2010 General Interest FL
Council, Health Department Ask for a Bit More Jackson County Floridian Jul 28, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Needy Children Get Free Teeth Cleanings The Florida Times-Union Jul 26, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest,Good News FL
What Could Be Lurking in Your Pool WKMG Orlando Jul 22, 2010 Good News FL
EDITORIAL: Try to Protect Neediest from Cuts St. Petersburg Times Jul 19, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Dengue Fever Prompts Warning Central Florida News 13 Jul 17, 2010 General Interest FL
Pasco Health Department Avoids Layoffs So Far The Suncoast News Jul 16, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Health Department Receives Award Venice Sun Jul 14, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Teens Need Meningitis Vaccine Central Florida News 13 Jul 14, 2010 General Interest,Good News,Immunization FL
New Health Clinic on the Way South Florida Times Jul 9, 2010 Good News FL
St. Lucie County Grant of $100,000 to Help Create County's Only Free Medical Clinic TCPalm.com Jul 9, 2010 Good News FL
Family Program Ends amid Cuts Nassau County Record Jul 8, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Pinellas Co. Health Dept. Honored with NACCHO Award Central Florida News 13 Jul 8, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
State Ends Food Safety Inspections at Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Day Cares The Palm Beach Post Jul 2, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Thanks to Flu Vaccine, the County Gets Grant The Gainesville Sun Jul 1, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Health Chief Pleads for More School Nurses The News Herald Jun 28, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
County to Cut Nonprofits 10% News-Leader Jun 28, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Plans to Tackle Child Obesity in Jacksonville Focus on Social Policy Changes The Florida Times-Union Jun 23, 2010 General Interest FL
Health Funding Could Be Down by $800,000 The Pasco Tribune Jun 13, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News FL
Duval Officials Take Stock of Swine Flu Scare; the Outbreak Could Have Been Worse, and the Response Better The Florida Times-Union Jun 10, 2010 General Interest,H1N1 FL
Recession Takes Bite out of Mosquito Programs USA Today Jun 8, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Health Department Anticipates Federal Cuts Hernando Today Jun 5, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Pasco Health Department Might Lose $800,000 The Suncoast News Jun 5, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News FL
Lee County Health Department Opens Lehigh Office The News-Press Jun 2, 2010 Good News FL
Council Extends Palm Beach County AIDS Funding through Mid-September The Palm Beach Post May 28, 2010 Good News FL
Manatee Health Department Skirts U.S. Trend Bradenton Herald May 27, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News,NACCHO in the News FL
Pinellas Heath Department Hit Hard by Budget Cuts The Suncoast News May 21, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Community Meeting in DeLeon Springs Tuesday, May 25, Tackles Several Concerns The West Volusia/DeLand-Deltona Beacon May 20, 2010 NACCHO in the News FL
Treatment Funds in Volusia County May Be Cut 15% The West Volusia/DeLand-Deltona Beacon May 10, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Volusia May Cut Social Services The Daytona Beach News-Journal May 7, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
FIU, County Health Department Announce Partnership The Miami Herald May 4, 2010 General Interest FL
Poinciana Free Health Clinic Won't Be Shut Down Due to Budget Woes The Lakeland Ledger Apr 29, 2010 Good News FL
Details of the 2010-2011 Budget Bill That Lawmakers Are Expected to Pass Friday The Palm Beach Post Apr 28, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
New $6.9 Million Polk Clinic in Haines City a Late Addition to State Budget The Lakeland Ledger Apr 27, 2010 Good News FL
Medicaid Overhaul May Slam Health Department Highlands Today Apr 21, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
St. Johns Residents Healthier Than Neighbors The Ponte Vedra Recorder Apr 15, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Federal Funds Will Help Improve Community's Public Health The Miami Herald Apr 6, 2010 County Health Rankings,Good News FL
National Study, Local Experts Explains Why We Drive Past Our Local Doctors North Florida Herald Mar 28, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Local County Given $6.6M Grant for Smoking Prevention WESH Mar 19, 2010 Good News FL
Jackson Puts 2 Hospitals on Chopping Block The Miami Herald Mar 6, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Polk County Gets Mixed Reviews on Health Issues News Chief Mar 4, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Report: Okaloosa 9th Healthiest County in State; Walton, 43rd The Northwest Florida Daily News Feb 28, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Groundbreaking Today for New Health Department Jackson County Floridian Feb 25, 2010 Good News FL
Seminole Ranks High in Health Outcomes Orlando Business Journal Feb 25, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
National Health Report Helps Individual Counties Gauge Success and Target Areas for Improvement Daily Commercial Feb 23, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Study Offers a Snapshot of County's Health Issues The Gainesville Sun Feb 20, 2010 County Health Rankings,General Interest FL
Study: County's Overall Health Ranks 41st of 66 in State News-Sun Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
County's High Health Rankings Is Teamwork at Its Best St. Augustine Record Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
County Fares Well in Health Study

The Gainesville Sun Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Escambia Alabama and Florida Unhealthy Places to Live; Santa Rosa Much Better NorthEscambia.com Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
St. Johns Tops in Health Ratings St. Augustine Record Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
How Healthy Is Highlands County Highlands Today Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Marion Falls in Bottom Third of State Health Rankings Ocala Star-Banner Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
First Coast’s Weak Health Belies a Hardy Health System: Duval Has Some of State’s Best Care, Least Healthy Populations The Florida Times-Union Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
Report: Palm Beach County among the State's Healthiest, St. Lucie Not So Much The Palm Beach Post Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
County Health Rankings: Broward, Palm Beach Counties Score Well Overall on Health Grades: Region Does Well on Broad Range of Issues South Florida Sun-Sentinel Feb 16, 2010 County Health Rankings FL
As Swine Flu Recedes, Health Officials Tally the Lessons It Taught
Tampa Bay Tribune Feb 1, 2010 Budget Cuts FL
Tampa Bay Health Officials Vaccinate Homeless for Flu St. Petersburg Times Jan 25, 2010 H1N1 FL
Plans to Handle H1N1 Epidemic Receive Broward Approval South Florida Sun-Sentinel Sep 1, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
Spray, Wipe, Repeat St. Petersburg Times Aug 30, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
Mental and Social Services Face Cut in Hernando County Budget St. Petersburg Times Aug 24, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
New Jackson County Health Department Faces Funding Conflict WMBB13 Aug 18, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
Nurses' Hours Are Cut with Swine Flu Looming South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug 14, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
Palm Beach County Cutting School Nurse Hours despite Expected Reemergence of Flu South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug 13, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
Palm Beach County Cutting School Nurse Hours despite Expected Reemergence of Flu South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug 13, 2009 Budget Cuts FL
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