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Current Advisories / Alerts

Environmental Health

Information About Necrotizing Fasciitis - Click link to learn more about Necrotizing Fasciitis (many times called "flesh eating bacteria" by the media)


Current Rabies Alert issued for Walton County. This is in response to a third fox that tested positive for rabies on August 8, 2018. This fox was in the Darlington area.  This rabies alert is for 60 days. See our press release

Health Officials Issue Rabies Alert Fourth Fox Tests Positive -Walton County, Fla.— Today, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) received confirmation of a fourth fox that has tested positive for rabies.  The location of the four foxes were, two in the Windswept area of Freeport and two in North Walton.  Therefore, the rabies alert will be extended for another 60 days.

Arbovirus Alert- Health Officials Remind Residents and Visitors to Take Precautions Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses.