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Emergency Preparedness

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Watch our Florida Health Minute video and learn more about emergency preparedness and health-specific tips found in the Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide, available in English, Spanish, and Haitian-Creole.

Living in Florida, mosquitoes are seemingly part of our everyday life. However, many children don’t know mosquitoes not only make them itch, but can carry diseases. To help prevent infection and to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, it is important for kids and parents to practice basic mosquito bite prevention: cover skin with long clothing and repellant and spill sources of standing water. Kids can help in the fight against mosquitoes when they Spill the Water! around their home and neighborhood. For more information, watch this #FLHealth video.

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