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NEW HEALTH OFFICER SELECTED FOR ORANGE COUNTY

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The Florida Department of Health (Department) is pleased to announce Dr. Raul Pino as the Health Officer for the Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange). He has been serving as interim Health Officer since May 2019.


Above, members of the Pinellas red wagon team from left to right:
Bridget Livingston, Kareem Altidor, Jalysa Erskine, Fannie Vaughn, RN and Vonet Lassister, RN.

 

 

Pinellas County Uses Every Tactic Available to Push Back Hepatitis A

Epidemiologists study disease trends so they are always the first to know when diseases spike. At the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas), the staff noticed a worrisome increase in hepatitis A cases in early 2018. Where there had been zero cases a year before, there were seven cases reported by the end of May. By September, the monthly count was up to 14.

 

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