Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County
200 San Sebastian View
Saint Augustine, Florida 32084
View the article Seven Ways to Stay Healthy at Any Age.
- Prevent Respiratory Illness
- Parents, safety gear doesn’t work if you don’t click it.
- Tobacco Free Florida
- E-EPIDEMIC: VAPING (E-Cigarette Use) AND YOUTH
- Healthiest Weight Florida
- Healthy Eating
- Helpful Links
- Wash your hands often with soap and water. If you don’t have soap and water, use a hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol based.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
- Stay home when you’re sick, and keep your children home when they’re sick.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands.
- Try not to touch your face with unwashed hands.
- Don’t touch or shake hands with people who are sick .
Download these educational materials:
- Prevent Respiratory Illness - English (PDF, 200KB)
- Childrens Handwashing Sign - English (PDF, 500KB)
- Childrens Handwashing Sign - Spanish (PDF, 3.5MB)
- Childrens Handwashing - Letter Size (PDF, 488KB)
What makes you click?
Your child makes you click and that’s why the Florida Department of Health’s What makes you click? campaign was designed to increase injury prevention awareness: click helmet straps before biking or riding a scooter, and click lifejackets before swimming and boating. For more safety tips, visit WaterSmartFL and Safe Kids Florida.
Educate yourself on what is known about vaping (E-Cigarette Use) devices that have risen in popularity across the state. Learn more at TobaccoFreeFlorida.com – E-EPIDEMIC: VAPING AND YOUTH.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has more information about E-Cigarette, or Vaping, product-use Associated Lung Injury (EVALI).
Watch these Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) E-Cigarette videos:
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Visit our March: National Nutrition Month Event for information and resources for a Healthful Lifestyle from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
April marks the return of our WIC Farmers Market season in collaboration with the Florida Department of Agriculture. A Farmers Market stand open to all, will be on site in the parking lot of the Health and Human Services Building.
Specific days and times to follow. Please take advantage of this great opportunity to access locally grown fruits and vegetables!
If you are a WIC recipient and have any questions on the Farmers Market Nutrition Program please call or visit the DOH – St. Johns WIC office.