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Taste Of The Nation Event to Feature New “Chefs on a Half Shell” After Party

Taste Of The Nation Event to Feature New “Chefs on a Half Shell” After Party

(Miami, FL) – Now in its 27th year, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® South Florida, is gearing up for another banner event. This year, the region’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger, will showcase close to 50 of the hottest restaurants from both Dade and Broward counties, top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and brewers. The South Beach Chic – Food, Wine & Art-themed benefit will also feature silent and live auctions, an interactive art display showcasing local […]

by · June 14, 2015 · Events, Food, Fund raiser
Florida Department of Health failing to respond to credible reports of cancer clusters

Florida Department of Health failing to respond to credible reports of cancer clusters

By SaintPetersBlog, Guest Author, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 10, 2015 – This is a story about pediatric cancer clusters in Florida. It begins in Durham, N.C., at Duke University, where Dr. David Banks is a professor in the Department of Statistical Science. In 2013 Dr. Banks was the new editor of Statistics and Public Policy, a journal of the American Statistical Association. In early February, Banks gave a speech to the Florida Chapter of the ASA at the University of West […]

Child care food program available to the needy

Child care food program available to the needy

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Nov 26, 2014 – As the holiday season approaches, Floridians are reminded that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) and the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) participate in a program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to children. Federally funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Child Care Food Program enables child care providers to promote healthy eating. The DOH administers the federal program and works to ensure that participating facilities offer meals and snacks that meet […]

by · November 26, 2014 · Consumer, Featured, Government
Health Dept: First cases of Chikungunya fever in Palm Beach & Miami Dade Counties

Health Dept: First cases of Chikungunya fever in Palm Beach & Miami Dade Counties

TALLAHASSEE, July 17, 2014 – The Florida Department of Health today confirmed the first cases of locally acquired chikungunya (\chik-en-gun-ye) fever, one in Miami Dade County and the other in Palm Beach County. Chikungunya is a disease spread by bites from infected Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquitoes. If a person is infected and bitten by a mosquito, that mosquito may later spread the infection by biting another person. Chikungunya is not contagious from person-to-person, is typically not life threatening […]

UPDATE: Health Dept: Swimming ban at Pompano Pier LIFTED

UPDATE: Health Dept: Swimming ban at Pompano Pier LIFTED

Dec. 24 – UPDATE: (Fort Lauderdale, FL) –  After analyzing the results from the latest beach water samples, Health officials at the Florida Department of Health in Broward are lifting the swimming advisory the beach near the area south of the Pompano Pier.  For more information, please visit http://www.floridahealth.gov/healthy-environments/beach-water-quality/index.html.   (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – Health officials at the Florida Department of Health in Broward are recommending people not to swim at the beach near the area South of the Pompano Pier. Samples of beach water […]

by · December 24, 2013 · Broward County, Environmental, Health, News
Miami-Dade Health Dept offering free flu shots for children on Oct 5

Miami-Dade Health Dept offering free flu shots for children on Oct 5

Free Flu Vaccinations For Children From 6 Months Through 18 Year.  Brought to you by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County with support from Miami Children’s Hospital, State Representative Jose Felix Diaz, State Senator Anitere Flores,Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa and Commissioner Juan C. Zapata. The flu virus is spreading in South Florida. Vaccines may provide protection against the most common flu strains. When: Saturday, October 5, 2013 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Miami Dade County Fairgrounds […]

Boil Water advisory CANCELED for Broward County

Boil Water advisory CANCELED for Broward County

June 15, 2013–Consecutive day bacteriological sampling, following a detection of E. coli bacteria in one well in the South Regional wellfield, has resulted in a determination that potable water is safe for drinking. The June 12, 2013 precautionary boil water notice for affected areas of Broward County has been lifted. Please refer to the attached Rescission of Precautionary Boil Water Notice for details. Customers affected by the boil water order are being notified. If you have any questions, contact Water and Wastewater Services customer […]