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Department of Health Daily Zika Update

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the department will issue a Zika virus update each week day. Updates will include a Zika case count by county and information to keep Floridians informed and prepared. In order to keep the public informed, the department has posted our investigation process here.

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County has issued a rabies alert for Laguna Beach neighborhoods in unincorporated Bay County west of the City of Panama City Beach. This is in response to a free-roaming domestic cat that tested positive for rabies on November 15, 2016. The rabies alert is for 60 days. The center of the alert includes areas in and adjacent to the eastern Laguna Beach area of unincorporated Bay County, west of City of Panama City Beach. The rabies alert includes the following area boundaries in Bay County: West of South Wells Street North of the Gulf of Mexico to timberland East of Malaga Place

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