Health Alerts


Surviving the Coronavirus: A Personal Reflection

It’s cold, dark, and I am alone. My palms are sweaty and my skin feels damp despite the relentless shivers that take over as my...

June 1, 2020 / 5 min read


Myths vs. Facts About COVID-19

As dangerous as the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is, equally dangerous is the amount of misinformation that seems to spread just as rapidly, well-intentioned as...

April 17, 2020 / 4 min read


Coronavirus Roundup: New CDC Data on Underlying...

New CDC Study: 71% of COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized had Underlying Health Issues Preliminary findings from a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read


Coronavirus Q&A: Facts You Need to be...

It’s important that everyone gets accurate information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. Baptist Health South Florida has put together a quick ‘Q&A’ with...

March 19, 2020 / 2 min read


Baptist Health Experts Offer Guidance, Protection Tips...

Baptist Health South Florida featured a panel discussion Wednesday about the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. As questions and concerns arise throughout South Florida and...

March 5, 2020 / 3 min read


Coronavirus (COVID-19): State, Healthcare Leaders Responding to...

Updated March 22: National and local health officials are responding to community outbreaks of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which originated in...

March 3, 2020 / 5 min read


Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

January 7, 2020 / 2 min read


CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in Vaping-Related...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...

November 11, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs; Dog...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

October 11, 2019 / 4 min read