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Free Back-To-School Immunizations Offered In Tallahassee

Jul 15, 2013

Leon County students can get free immunizations required for school at extended-hours clinics starting tonight, July 15. Florida Department of Health nurse Ann Waltz said she encourages parents to make appointments for the clinics, which run from 4-7 p.m. on Monday evening and again on Wednesday, July 24.

“We really are trying to target parents who, perhaps because of a work schedule, are not able to come in during regular 8-to-5 hours," she said.

Mosquitos A Health Risk In Fla. Panhandle

Sep 13, 2012

Mosquitos are making people and animals in the Florida Panhandle sick. A new case of West Nile Virus in Gadsden Co. and three Leon Co. horses with a deadly mosquito-borne illness have health officials reminding everyone to protect themselves against getting bitten.The horses have contracted the usually fatal Eastern Equine Encephalitis, which can also infect people.Even though the weather’s been a tiny bit cooler and drier lately, Leon Co.