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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Communicable Diseases

Florida Department of Health in Nassau County Disease Control Division

The Disease Control Division provides information, testing, education, and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s), HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and other reportable diseases. The division’s focus is to prevent and/or control the spread of communicable diseases and to protect the integrity of a healthy community. Services include:

FDOH Nassau - Infection Control in Long Term Care settings, April 2020

Hepatitis A 

Hepatitis A virus is a vaccine-preventable form of infectious hepatitis. The number of reported hepatitis A cases in Florida has steadily increased each month since April 2018.

  • Common symptoms of hepatitis A include stomach pain, nausea and vomiting, and yellow skin or eyes.

  • Hepatitis A can spread by objects, food or drink containing small amounts of stool from someone with hepatitis A.

  • Most people with hepatitis A will fully recover, but recently 77% of people with hepatitis A in Florida were hospitalized.

Learn more about hepatitis A. Download or view our informational flyer.