Apr 03

National STI Awareness Month Interview

Recently, our very own Dr. Daniela Chiriboga was interviewed on PGTV for National STI Awareness Month. She provided information on the problem in Polk County and how residents could stay safe.

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Mar 28

Polk County Caregivers Training

This disaster preparedness training is designed for Polk County home health care agencies and private caregivers.  The training will provide information to assist with disaster preparedness decision making. Topics will include knowing whether to evacuate, shelter in place or go to public sheltering.  In addition, the course will provide preparedness tips to better prepare clients for disasters.

Where: 2135 Marshall Edwards Drive Multi Media Room, Bartow, FL 33830

Please park in the fenced area.Enter through the main entrance, then go to the right, up the step and through the double doors.

Date:   May 30, 2014

Time:   8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cost:  Free

Seats are limited, participants need to register by May 30, 2014 in order to ensure enough handouts are available.

Registration Linkhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CaregiverTraining

 

 

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Dec 23

Pregnancy and the Flu Vaccine

Did you know pregnant women can get their flu shot at any point during pregnancy? The flu shot is the best way to protect pregnant women and their babies from the flu

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Sep 30

Affordable Care Act Information

For information about the Affordable Care Act, including eligibility and enrollment please visit:

Healthcare.gov

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Sep 02

Notifiable Disease Reporting ~ Information for Health Professionals

Licensed practitioners needing to report a disease or condition to the Florida Department of Health in Polk County should contact the appropriate unit from the following list.

Epidemiology (863) 519-8300

Hepatitis (863) 519-8240

HIV / AIDS (863) 519-7900, ext. 11236

STD (863) 519-8722

TB (863) 965-6259

To report after normal business hours, call (863) 413-2620.

Click here to download the Notifiable Disease Poster.

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