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Aid for Uninsured Floridians Needing Medicine After Hurricane Michael

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has activated the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), offering thousands of uninsured Floridians no-cost replacements of critical medications lost or damaged during Hurricane Michael.

As the Florida Panhandle recovers from Hurricane Michael, Florida Health is urging everyone to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) exposure by taking precautions with portable generators, gas-powered appliances and charcoal or gas grills.

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