Today, food-borne illness is a greater challenge to both home and commercial food handlers as our culture continues to change what, how and when we eat. 

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The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has declared a state of public health emergency relating to the number of confirmed cases of hepatitis A recently found in Marion County. Learn how to prevent being affected and spreading this food-borne virus below.

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For more information, contact the Florida Department of Health in Marion County at 352-644-2633 or