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Free HIV, STD & Hepatitis C Testing Available: Friday, September 20, 2019

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The Florida Department of Health in Martin County is offering free STD, HIV and Hepatitis C testing on Friday, September 20  from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at 3441 SE Willoughby Blvd., Stuart. Testing and counseling is offered on a walk-in basis, no appointment is needed.

Following a hurricane, heavy rain or flooding, there is an increase of floodwater mosquitoes. Excess water allows eggs laid in once dry soil to develop into adult mosquitoes. Floodwater mosquitoes typically don’t carry diseases, but they can harm recovery efforts, and disease-carrying mosquitoes will re-populate after a natural disaster because of excess standing water. That’s why it’s important for individuals and communities to drain water at home, in neighborhoods and at places of work to help control mosquito populations and prevent disease outbreaks. The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) reminds everyone to DRAIN and COVER.

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