Bay County Health Department Local Counties To Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week With Several Events By Sascha Cordner • Jul 28, 2017 Getty Images Tuesday marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week, and a number of Panhandle county health departments are marking the week with several events. Bay Co. Residents Urged To Get Checked On American Diabetes Association Alert Day By Sascha Cordner • Mar 28, 2017 MGN Online Tuesday is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and Bay County’s health officials are encouraging residents to make sure they’re not at risk. Bay County Health Officials Identify First Rabies Case Of 2017 By Sascha Cordner • Jan 27, 2017 Bay County Health Department Bay County has confirmed its first positive rabies case for 2017 in a kitten. Health officials say it’s the second cat to test positive for rabies in Bay County in recent months. West Nile Virus Found in Bay County By Catherine Buckler • Sep 7, 2016 The Florida Department of Health in Bay County has confirmed the presence of the West Nile virus. Starting Thursday, Health Officials Will Hold Several Free HIV Testing Events In Panhandle By Sascha Cordner • Jun 22, 2016 CDC/MGN Online National HIV Testing Day is Monday. But, ahead of that day, Bay County health officials are offering free HIV testing in several Panhandle counties. Local Transportation Service Now Offering Free Rides For Certain People With Diabetes By Sascha Cordner • Jun 9, 2016 Bay County Health Department A Northwest Florida transportation service is now providing rides for people with diabetes—free of charge.