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 Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health is accepting submissions for the 2018 Healthy Community Champion Recognition Program. Over the past four years, the department has recognized more than 142 new and returning champions for their efforts to increase physical activity and improve nutrition as part of the Healthiest Weight Florida Initiative. Last year alone, 98 cities and counties were recognized. The application window will be open through April 30, 2018.

The Florida Department of Health encourages all Floridians to put the flu vaccine between you and the disease this year by receiving your flu vaccination today! Check with your physician, your county health department, or use our Flu Shot Locator to schedule your flu vaccine. Each week during flu season, DOH publishes the Florida Flu Review that provides a comprehensive update on the status of influenza and influenza-like illness in the state. The most recent is available here. Visit FluFreeFlorida.com for more information on how to be a part of #FluFreeFL. 

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