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Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

By Noreen Nickola-Williams

November 18, 2021

All Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021 and Friday, November 26, 2021 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Departments offices will reopen on Monday, November 29, 2021 with regularly scheduled hours.

To report a notifiable disease or public health emergency, please call 904-506-6081 to connect with the after-hours on-call service.

Take that Extra Step This Thanksgiving:
Try These Recipes

Preventing diabetes and living well with diabetes means taking care of yourself for a longer, healthier life. The choices of regular exercise and healthier food that are good for preventing and managing diabetes, are really healthier choices that work for everyone, every day. So don’t pause your good choices for the holidays—there are healthier recipes for roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and even pumpkin pie! Download these diabetes-friendly recipes chosen by Florida Department of Health’s educators and nutritionists.


Here are some diabetes friendly recipes that can help in diabetes prevention and management.