Tag archive for ‘Martin County’
By Robert On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Zika in Florida: 1st Martin County case, 6th pregnant woman

Florida health officials reported today that three additional travel associated Zika virus cases were reported, bringing the state total to 99. Martin County Florida mapImage/David Benbennick Martin County saw their More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Florida Dengue fever outbreak 2013: Martin County release summary results

Martin County, Florida, on the Sunshine State’s Treasure Coast experienced a locally acquired dengue fever outbreak with onset dates ranging from June to September 2013. Photo/CDC-James Gathany In September More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Martin County reports first rabies case of 2014

A bat that came in contact with a resident of South Stuart has tested positive for rabies. The incident occurred over the weekend and the victim is receiving post exposure rabies treatment, according to a Martin More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Florida: Raccoon that bit man in Martin County tests positive for rabies

A raccoon that bit an adult male has tested positive for rabies. The incident occurred on December 15 on a private ranch off Kanner Highway between Stuart and Indiantown. The victim is receiving post exposure rabies More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Martin County health officials lift dengue fever advisory

  The Florida Department of Health in Martin County today announced an end to the dengue fever advisory in the Rio and Jensen Beach areas. Health officials initiated the advisory in August, following confirmed More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Florida: Martin County community survey reveals 22nd dengue fever case

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County has announced test results for the community survey on dengue fever, which was completed last month in the Rio and Jensen Beach area. Photo/CDC-James Gathany During More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Florida: New case of dengue fever brings Martin County total to 21

The Florida Department of Health in Martin urges residents to continue to take precautions against mosquito borne illness. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Routine surveillance has confirmed one additional case of dengue More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Florida: Martin County sentinel chicken program reveals the presence of St. Louis encephalitis virus

In the same area of Martin County, Florida where they have reported at least 20 locally acquired cases of the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, health officials announced today that sentinel chickens has More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Dengue fever confirmed in Miami-Dade County, Treasure Coast total now at seven cases

After reports of ¬†“locally-acquired” dengue fever cases in Martin and St. Lucie Counties on Florida’s east coast, their neighboring county to the south, Miami-Dade announced Friday the confirmation More...



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