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Don't invite foodborne illness to your holiday dinner table

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Babies, children, pregnant women, older adults and people with compromised immune systems are at greater risk for these illnesses, but anyone who eats improperly handled food is potentially vulnerable.

The Florida Department of Health in Hernando County has partnered with Nomi Health to provide no-cost, COVID-19 testing at the Hernando County Fairgrounds.

The drive-thru site will be open 7 days a week, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Appointments are highly recommended to avoid wait times. To make an appointment visit

Or call 904-295-0562 to reach a customer service agent.

The health department also offers continues to offer the COVID-19 vaccine.

A $10 grocery voucher to major grocery chains here in Hernando County for each dose of the COVID-19 vaccine received at the health department ($20 total per person.)

All COVID-19 vaccine appointments must be made by phone, by calling 352-540-6800 and choosing option 7.

Schedule your COVID-19 Test at the Hernando Fairgrounds by clicking here.

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