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Floridians Reminded To Get Your Vaccine Before Halloween

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Tallahassee, Fla.—State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong received his annual flu shot today highlighting the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu. The Florida Department of Health encourages everyone to get vaccinated before Halloween to reduce the risk of illness this flu season. The flu shot is recommended for all Floridians 6 months of age and older on a yearly basis. 

In recognition of World Heart Day, the Department of Health in Polk partnered with Black and Brew cafe in Downtown Lakeland on their Saturday morning 5K Fun Run. Follow the link to learn more about other World Heart Day activities.

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