Dengue Fever Health Alert-Martin, St. Lucie, and Miami-Dade Counties

Floridians need to be aware that locally aquired Mosquito-Vectored Dengue Fever cases are on the rise for 2013. On Thursday, August 22, 2013, Health Alerts were issued by the Martin County Department of Health and the St. Lucie County Department of Health.

Read the alert at:

The Martin County Department of Health has additional useful information available at:

The St. Lucie County Department of Health and Dengue Fever Advisory is available at:

For more information on mosquito-vectored diseases, visit the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory’s Mosquito Information site at:

Examples of the recent Martin County Dengue Fever alerts include- Channel 5 at:

Miami-Dade County’s Health Advisory alert is available at:

Miami-Dade County also issued a Health Advisory Alert for Dengue Fever on Friday, August 23, 2013 as described in the Miami Herald Article here-

CBS Miami news link for Dengue Fever warning

Remember that the Florida Department of Health Weekly arbovirus summaries can be downloaded at:


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Posted: August 24, 2013

Category: Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources
Tags: Dengue Fever, Mosquito, Pest Alert

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