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Florida Department of Health Encourages Halloween Safety

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TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is providing information for residents to make the best decisions about their health and safety while enjoying Halloween.

If trick-or-treating is allowed in your community, the Department has tips to ensure a safe and healthy Halloween.

Summer is coming to a close, fall is just ahead, and while we look forward to a vaccine for Covid-19, there’s no better time than now to take advantage of flu vaccine. It’s the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones. Unlike Covid-19, most of us have general knowledge about flu season and the flu—a respiratory disease that can lead to serious illness, hospitalization or death.

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The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP) makes it easy to get the breast and cervical cancer screenings doctors recommend. The screenings are free to those who qualify.

Learn more about the FBCCEDP.