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World Heart Day

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The Florida Department of Health encourages all Floridians to celebrate World Heart Day by making healthy changes in their lifestyle that will significantly reduce their chance of developing heart disease, which was the leading cause of death among Floridians in 2015. Take steps toward a healthy heart today!

To help prevent infection and to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, it is important for kids and parents to practice basic mosquito bite prevention: cover skin with long clothing and repellant and spill! sources of standing water. Fewer mosquito bites reduces everyone’s risk for illness and a smaller mosquito population means fewer bites. Mosquitoes can breed in as little as one teaspoon or a bottle cap of water. Kids can help in the fight against mosquitoes when they Spill the Water! around their home and neighborhood.

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