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Rabies Alert Issued in Franklin County 08.22.2019

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Eastpoint, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Franklin County has issued a rabies alert for Eastpoint in response to a raccoon that tested positive on August 21, 2019.  A family pet was exposed to the raccoon on CC Land Road, in the area between Whispering Pines and Tomahawk Circle. The Health Department is working closely with local partners to host a rabies vaccination clinic in the future. Please take extra caution while outdoors and be aware of your surroundings at all times.

Florida Health’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Has Been Saving Lives Since 1994

Are you a woman aged 50–64 with a low income and you don’t have insurance that covers cancer screenings? If so, the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program wants you to know we got you covered because we can help you get the free or low-cost breast or cervical cancer screenings you need to stay healthy. Our program helps women who are residents of Florida by helping them improve their health, and by providing them critical and often life-saving services.

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Hurricane season is here and the Florida Department of Health encourages you to make preparations that can help ensure your safety should severe weather occur.

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