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It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

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Summer is coming to a close, fall is just ahead, and while we look forward to a vaccine for Covid-19, there’s no better time than now to take advantage of flu vaccine. It’s the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones. Unlike Covid-19, most of us have general knowledge about flu season and the flu—a respiratory disease that can lead to serious illness, hospitalization or death.

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Call your doctor or the Health Department if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have developed a fever or other symptoms, such as a cough or difficulty breathing.

Your doctor or the health department will ask questions to decide whether you need to be tested. Please keep in mind that there is no treatment for COVID-19 and if you are not feeling well, you should isolate and care for yourself at home.

Consult your health care provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.