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The Florida Department of Health Issues Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Advisory

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Tallahassee, Fla.— Today, Florida Department of Health (Department) is issuing a statewide mosquito-borne illness advisory following four confirmed and recovered local cases of malaria in Sarasota County. All individuals have been treated and have recovered. Malaria is transmitted through infected mosquitoes. Residents throughout the state should take precautions by applying bug spray, avoiding areas with high mosquito populations, and wearing long pants and shirts when possible - especially during sunrise and sunset when mosquitos are most active.

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The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County is conducting a well being survey for all residents of Monroe County who are 18 years of age and older. The Survey is available in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole with the links below.

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Help us make Monroe County a healthier place. Complete the Well Being survey now. We want to hear from you. The survey will close May 15, 2024.

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