September 18, 2021
Fort Lauderdale – TheFlorida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) issued a rabies alert for a portion of Weston, Florida. This is in response to a fox that tested positive onSeptember 17th, 2021.
June 25, 2021
National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is observed each year on June 27 to encourage people to be aware of their HIV status so that they can take control of their health.
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward), in partnership with Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) and Broward County, is providing free, voluntary Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to students, staff and their families ages 12 and up during the summer session.
May 26, 2021
The Tobacco Prevention Program at the Florida Department of Health in Broward County congratulates Arc Broward on becoming tobacco free!
May 26, 2021
Veggies and Fruits Increase Provides More Nutritional Access to WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Families
May 19, 2021
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward), in partnership with Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) and Broward County, is providing the first and second round of free, voluntary Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to students, staff and their families ages 12 and up at all public high schools and participating charter high schools in the county. No insurance is required, and no appointment is necessary.
The Head Start/Early Intervention Department houses the Head Start, Early Head Start, and Voluntary Prekindergarten programs. These programs provide early education opportunities and comprehensive services to students birth to 5-years old and their families. *2021-2022 BCPS Head Start/Early Head Start Application Information - APPLY NOW! 2021-2022 BCPS HS/EHS Application Information 2021-2022 HS/EHS Application Flyer – English 2021-2022 HS/EHS Application Flyer – Spanish 2021-2022 HS/EHS Application Flyer – Haitian/Creole 2021-2022 HS/EHS Application Flyer - Portuguese For more information click here: Browardschools.com/headstart-vpk https://www.browardschools.com/Page/31869
March 25, 2021
Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ Announcement, Broward CountyExpands Eligibility Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccinations
COVID-19 Vaccines to Begin at Citi Center in Pompano Beach on Wednesday March 17
April 06, 2020
New COVID-19 Community Active Survey
March 08, 2020
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADVISES INDIVIDUALS WHO TRAVELED ON NILE RIVERCRUISE TO SELF-ISOLATE FOR 14 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF RETURN
March 07, 2020
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING COVID-19 IN FLORIDA -TWO CONFIRMED DEATHS REGARDING COVID-19 TALLAHASSEE— The Florida Department of Health has announced updates regarding the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida. Two individuals have died and two new presumptive positive cases have been identified in Broward County. Deceased Individuals • A previously announced COVID-19 patient in Santa Rosa County has died, following an international trip. • A new individual in their seventies that tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 in Lee County has died, following an international trip.
March 05, 2020
Protect yourself and your community from COVID-19. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Avoid close contact with people who are sick, and
January 09, 2020
January 9, 2020FLORIDA SURGEON GENERAL URGESVACCINATION AS BEST DEFENSE AGAINSTRAPIDLY SPREADING FLU VIRUSContact:Candy Sims, Public Information OfficerCandy.Sims@Flhealth.gov
January 02, 2020
December 31, 2019FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN BROWARD COUNTY LIFTS ADVISORY CONCERNING THE BEACH AT DEERFIELD BEACH PIER
December 29, 2019
December 27, 2019FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN BROWARD COUNTY LIFTS ADVISORY CONCERNING THE BEACH ACROSS FROM BIRCH STATE PARK
December 29, 2019
December 24, 2019ADVISORY CONCERNING THE BEACH ACROSS FROM BIRCH STATE PARKContact:Candy Sims Candy.Sims@flhealth.gov (954) 467-4784
December 27, 2019
December 27, 2019ADVISORY CONCERNING THE BEACH NEAR DEERFIELD BEACH PIERContact:Candy SimsCandy.Sims@flhealth.gov(954) 467-4784FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Florida Department of Health in Broward County is recommending that people do not swim at the beach near the following location:• DEERFIELD BEACH PIER
October 24, 2019
2019 - HIV Ending The Epidemic Community survey
October 15, 2019
September 20, 2019
HEALTH OFFICIALS ISSUE MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESSES ADVISORY
June 24, 2019
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT HEALTH IN BROWARD COUNTY ADVISES EVERYONETO TAKE PRECAUTIONS DURING WILDFIRE SMOKE
June 05, 2019
World Health Organization Recognizes Florida Youth for Addressing Youth Vaping Epidemic
May 30, 2019
Fort Lauderdale, FL -- The Florida Department of Health in Broward County and Tobacco FreeFlorida will honor World No Tobacco Day with a presentation and display of the harmful effectsof tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 11am to 2pmin the main lobby at the Broward County Governmental Center – 115 S. Andrews Avenue, FortLauderdale 33301.
November 14, 2018
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County is again reminding all residents to get their flu shot.
October 05, 2018
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County is reminding all Floridians to get their flu shot before the height of the upcoming flu season.
After analyzing the results from beach water samples, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County is lifting the swimming advisory for the beach near: Hallandale Beach Boulevard
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County has received reports of four cases of animal-associated hookworm infection. An investigation into these reports is ongoing.
May 08, 2018
The Florida Sterling Council and Governor Scott today announced that the Florida Department of Health in Broward County is the recipient of the prestigious Governor's Sterling Award for 2018.
The Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County (TFP) is pleased to announce two special events scheduled for the month of May 2018 -- the Beach Sweep and the Partnership monthly meeting.
The Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County and Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep are teaming up with the Florida Panthers for a night of hockey to highlight the importance of a tobacco-free community and clean beaches.
February 09, 2018
A MESSAGE ABOUT FLU FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN BROWARD COUNTY
January 16, 2018
In Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. In Broward County, we are currently seeing mild flu activity. DOH-Broward reminds you to take flu precautions this flu season.
January 09, 2018
After analyzing the results from beach water samples, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County is lifting the swimming advisory for the beach near Pompano Beach Pier.
January 05, 2018
Florida Department of Health in Broward County is recommending that people do not swim at the beach near Pompano Beach Pier until further notice. Samples of beach water collected at this area did not meet recommended state requirements.
The Florida Department of Health is encouraging all Floridians to start the New Year off right, with your health in mind. The department's 60 Days to Better Health Challenge is the perfect start to a healthy 2018.