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Gov. Scott's Securing Florida's Future Budget Protects the Health of Families and Visitors

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Tallahassee, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott’s Securing Florida’s Future budget invests $2.9 billion to protect the health and well-being of Florida families and visitors. The Securing Florida’s Future Budget focuses on several key areas, including combatting the national epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and abuse, implementing strategies to fight against HIV, and boosting existing programs focused on protecting young children.   

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Florida Department of Health is encouraging Floridians to keep food safe by practicing basic food safety measures while preparing meals this Thanksgiving.

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Survey results will be used to assess the Tri-County area's most pressing health needs. For more information, call 352-727-3767. Survey dates: May 25 - July 30

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