Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a rare but serious disease
caused by a virus and spread by infected mosquitoes. The disease most
commonly affects people and horses. Symptoms of EEE typically occur 4 to 10
days after a bite from an infected mosquito. Read more about
EEE. Learn how to
Drain & Cover to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and living around your
Vulnificus is a bacterium in the same family as those that
cause cholera. It normally lives in warm seawater. Vibrio
Vulnificus can cause disease in those who eat contaminated
seafood or have an open wound that is exposed to seawater.
following links for more information
Vibrio Vulnificus fact sheet
CDC: Vibrio Illness
Video: Dr. Carina Blackmore on Vibrio Vulnificus
Department of Health in Escambia County’s (DOH-Escambia)
Fairfield Drive location sustained major damage in the April
2014 flood. The Health Department office on
Fairfield Drive is closed for repairs until further notice.
Relocation 2014 web page for more information.
following links for more information:
Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide
Hurricane and Severe Weather Information
Immediate Communicable Disease Reporting and Public Health Emergencies:
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