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Martin County Officials Hosting Press Conference Related to Hepatitis A

By Martha Ann Kneiss, Martin County Administration)

April 11, 2019

Local officials will participate in a press conference at the Sheriff's Office Media Room, Friday, April 12 at 11 a.m. to share an update on Hepatitis A.

Attendees include: Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Núñez; Representative Brian Mast; Senator Gayle Harrell; Dr. Carina Blackmore, DVM, PhD, State Epidemiologist and Director, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection, Florida Department of Health; Florida Department of Health in Martin County representatives; Martin County Sheriff William D. Snyder and Martin County Commissioners.

"Our goal is to ensure Martin County residents have access to the information and resources needed to make the best decisions for themselves and their families about Hepatitis A," said Martin County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Ed Ciampi. "Our dedicated staff continues to partner with local, state and federal agencies, and we are committed to supporting all efforts on the Hepatitis A response in our community."

Residents are encouraged to visit www.martin.fl.us, Martin County's online resource for services, information and news.

All media is asked to be on location by 10:45 a.m.