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Zika Grant Initiative to be Discussed at Biomedical Research Advisory Council

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Tallahassee, Fla. — Following Governor Rick Scott’s authorization of $25 million in state funds for Zika virus research, the Florida Department of Health Biomedical Research Advisory Council (BRAC) will meet to discuss the funding opportunity announcement that will be issued for Zika research grants.

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. The Florida Department of Health in Dixie County will be observing ways to prepare throughout the month of September with weekly events.

See our news article with more details on the activities planned this month!