It’s back-to-school time again! For most students, especially those entering kindergarten, seventh grade, or new to Polk County schools, this means a visit to the doctor for school immunizations. The Florida Department of Health in Polk County is helping parents meet the requirements for back-to-school immunizations by offering special events in addition to normal clinic …View full post
Polk Vision and the Florida Department of Health in Polk County are collaborating to conduct a community health improvement process for Polk County. Building a Healthier Polk was a direct result of the last assessment conducted in 2011. A part of this assessment is to poll residents for their opinions about the quality of Life …View full post
The Florida Department of Health and the Women Infants and Children Program (WIC) are supporting World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7 2014. This year’s theme, “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – for Life”, encourages a team effort to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. “One of the most important decisions new families make is the choice to breastfeed,” …View full post
The Florida Department of Health in Polk County (FDOH-Polk) reminds summer travelers to take added safety measures by receiving immunizations before traveling out of the country. Many of the diseases no longer seen in the United States are still common in other parts of the world. Persons can get these diseases by something as simple …View full post
This public service announcement was created by Polk County Fire Rescue and reminds us that childhood drowning can happen in a matter of seconds. Click here to get more information on how you can help keep your loved ones safe this summer. Polk County Fire/Rescue reminds us to stay safe Make sure pools and spas …View full post
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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.
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