Miami, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) is under a mosquito-borne illness alert. A case of dengue fever of local transmission has been confirmed in a Miami-Dade resident, making this one the fifth local case in 2019. These local cases do not appear to be related.
It’s flu season again and it’s time to be flu safe. Did you know the flu can be especially dangerous for young children, the elderly and people with certain medical conditions?
Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in American women, after skin cancer. In fact, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. In 2019, it is estimated that there will be about 269,000 newly diagnosed cases of invasive breast cancer, and about 42,000 deaths from the disease.
Miami, Fla. – In commemoration of National HIV/AIDS Aging Awareness Day, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is collaborating with local partners to host a community awareness event.