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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

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TALLAHASSEE – Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez yesterday presented a proclamation by Governor Ron DeSantis recognizing Oct. 15, 2019 as National Latino AIDS Awareness Day in Florida. She was joined at the event by Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott A. Rivkees, county health officers and representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The event took place at the Florida Department of Health in Leon County and was followed by a discussion regarding the importance of prevention and their shared efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in Florida.

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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The recent rabies alert is for 60 days. The center of the rabies alert is near NE 596th Street in Old Town, and includes the following boundaries in Dixie County: • Highway 351 to the north and west • Highway 349 to the east • NE 582nd street to the south

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