Health Alerts


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 April 2: 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 / 4 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


Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot and making sure your kids...

September 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need to...

South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Health...

August 8, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC Warns...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be a higher risk of dementia...

July 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies; New Diabetes Cases...

Pay No State Sales Tax on Certain Hurricane Prepareness Supplies, May 31-June 6 With the 2019 hurricane season officially starting tomorrow, June 1, it is...

May 31, 2019 / 3 min read