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Health Officials Issue Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Alert in Levy County

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Bronson, Fla – The Florida Department of Health in Levy County today issued a mosquito-borne illness alert for Levy County. A case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been confirmed in a flock of Emus in the Bronson area and there is a heightened concern residents could become ill.

**Testing and Vaccine** 07/28/2021 New COVID Testing and Vaccination Dates and Times! Click the link below for the testing schedule that will be in effect as of Monday, August 2, 2021. If there is an urgent need for testing outside of these times, just call your Health Department and ask to speak to a COVID Team Member to assist you.

**Vaccine Appointments** 04/08/2021 5:00 PM - The Florida Department of Health in Levy County is now scheduling appointments for next week’s drive thru event. Individuals 18 years of age and older are now eligible to receive the vaccine. Scheduling will continue until vaccine allotments are depleted. Residents are encouraged to be patient as phone lines may be busy and scheduling will start and stop as allotments change from week to week. The most up to date information will be posted at Individuals may also contact the Health Department at 352-486-5300.

**Second Dose Scheduling** 1/25/2021 3:30 p.m. - Beginning January, 25, 2021, the Department will be contacting individuals who received their initial vaccine at the Levy County Health Department and are due for a second dose. Individuals will be contacted prior to their due date and this procedure will continue on a weekly basis as vaccine supplies permit. Citizens requiring the second dose do not need to contact the Health Department to schedule their vaccine. The most up to date information on vaccine and testing can be found at For the latest updates on COVID-19 vaccine activity in Florida, visit

Updated Testing Schedule (PDF, 190kB)