Gulf County

Gulf County Schools To Close For Flu Friday

Jan 25, 2018
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The Gulf County School district announced schools would be closed Friday, January 26. It’s the latest sign of a harsh flu season.

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Tuesday marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week, and a number of Panhandle county health departments are marking the week with several events.

Gulf County Scallop Season Pushed Back By FWC

Jul 25, 2017
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has put a hold on Gulf County’s scallop season, as a dangerous toxin has taken ahold of shellfish in the area. 

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Despite a harmful algal bloom in 2015, Florida wildlife officials say the bay scallop population in Saint Joe Bay appears to be improving.

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National HIV Testing Day is Monday. But, ahead of that day, Bay County health officials are offering free HIV testing in several Panhandle counties.