Illnesses and Diseases
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Jacksonville, FL 32211
Stomach or Bowel Problems
Bacteria, parasites, and viruses can cause nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. Consult your physician if you have those symptoms. Consider giving a stool specimen to test for bacteria, parasites, and viruses.
Sore Throats, Coughs, Colds, and Breathing Problems
Some causes of respiratory illnesses:
MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus)
Staphylococcus aureus “Staph” including MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Information for People Recently Diagnosed with an Infectious Disease
The single best way to prevent disease is handwashing.
Resources for Child Care Centers
To make a food complaint, call the Epidemiology Department at 904-253–1850 or you can make an online complaint by following the guidance provided by the Florida Department of Health Food Safety and Sanitation.
For information on food recalls, visit FDA Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts.
To report a dead bird call Epidemiology at 904-253-1850 or report dead birds online here.
To report an animal bite, call Environmental Health at 904-253-1280 or click here for information about rabies.
Overseas Travel Medicine
For information online, visit the CDC Traveler Information page.