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FDOH-Escambia Urges Residents to Protect Themselves from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

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Pensacola, Fla. – Recent heavy rains and flooding in Escambia County can lead to an increase in mosquitoes. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is urging all residents and visitors, especially those that are spending time outdoors, to protect themselves against mosquito-borne diseases, such as West Nile virus disease. The public should remain diligent in preventative measures like “Drain and Cover.”

FDOH-Escambia is offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible persons at the FDOH-Escambia clinic: 1295 W Fairfield Dr, Pensacola, FL 32501. Walk-ins are welcome Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6.

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