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Due to the increase demand for back to school immunization, the Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) will be conducting walk-in immunization clinics on Thursday, August 8th from 1-4 p.m. for kindergarten and 7th grade only.

Today, Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees declared a Public Health Emergency to address the increase in Hepatitis A cases in Florida due to the current national outbreak. The declaration builds upon the Public Health Advisory that was issued by the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) on November 18, 2018 and reemphasizes the importance of the Hepatitis A vaccination as the best way to prevent Hepatitis A infection.

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The Department of Health launched a series of informational resources for the general public on Hepatitis A activity.

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