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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.

**Vaccine Appointments** 02/23/2021 5:00 p.m. The Florida Department of Health in Levy County announced that scheduling of Covid-19 vaccination appointments will be temporarily suspended. All available appointments for the allotted vaccine have been scheduled. Scheduling will resume when more vaccine becomes available. Residents can stay informed of the current status of vaccine availability and appointment availability by visiting Levydisaster.com, or by calling the Department at 352-486-5300. For updates, you can sign up for our texting service by texting LEVYVACCINE to 888777.

**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 LevyDisaster.com. For the latest updates on COVID-19 vaccine activity in Florida, visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/covid-19-vaccines-in-florida/

**Testing** 01-08-2021 New COVID Testing Dates and Times! The following Schedule will be in effect as of Tuesday, January 19, 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. *There will be no testing on Monday, January 18th- as the Health Department will be closed.

Updated Testing Schedule (PDF, 842kB)

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