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Health Professional Resources

Florida Department of Health in Hernando County

Hernando County Public Health Snapshot 

Quarterly Epidemiology newsletter containing public health information specifically compiled with Hernando County data/statistics.

Hernando County Disease Reporting Resources 

To report a possible exposure to a rabid animal or an infectious disease, please call our Epidemiology Nurse at 352-540-6897 during our regular office hours of 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM after 4:00 PM please call 352-279-3733.
Please review the Reportable diseases list below and complete the reporting form. Forms can be faxed directly to our Epidemiology Department at 352-688-5067. 

Health Professional Licensure Information

Disease and Conditions  

The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is pleased to announce the availability of the Chronic Disease Resources Online Provider Education Modules, convenient continuing education opportunities for physicians, nurses and dietetics professionals.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation 

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a partnership between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation. We have come together to fight one of our nation’s leading health threats – childhood obesity.

CDC Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control

AHEC The Florida AHEC Network - Area Health Education Center

The AHEC Portal - Health information for Health Professionals

this portal provides access to cardiovascular-related materials and sites, including free electronic journals and reference materials such as dictionaries, databases, evidence-based medicine tools, practice guidelines and patient education materials.

Evaluation criteria for selecting a site for inclusion on the Portal was based on the accuracy, the expertise or credentials of the authors, the site's objectivity, currency, and the comprehensiveness of the information presented.