Department of Health Secretary

Citrus, Volusia Top State In New Hepatitis A Cases

Sep 24, 2019
Hepatitis A vaccine
Julio Ochoa / WUSF Public Media

Another 64 cases of hepatitis A were reported to the state last week, bringing the total number of reported cases this year to 2,609, according to state data as of Saturday. 

Florida Nurse Anesthetists Back Law on Opioid Abuse

Aug 13, 2019
Prescription drugs on a shelf
Daylina Miller/WUSF

Florida nurse anesthetists have come out in strong support of a new law meant to curb opioid abuse and slammed doctors for “questioning” the logistics of how to inform patients about opioid alternatives.