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28 day GET HEALTHY challenge

28 day GET HEALTHY challenge

Tampa, Florida-- Looking for motivation to start taking better care of yourself?

Whole Foods Market in South Tampa put together a 4 week healthy eating program complete with meal plans and shopping lists.

You have to provide the dedication and the time to batch cook and plan out your weekly meals. The goal is for you to experience how real food can help you feel better. This is also a good way to learn how to cook simple, nutritious meals.

Sewer line break in Town 'N Country

Sewer line break in Town 'N Country

Town 'N Country, Florida - A six-inch force main broke near Benjamin Road and Hillsborough Avenue, which flowed into the adjacent stormdrain channel.

The break is not impacting wastewater customer service, nor does it affect drinking water. However, residents in the area south of the break to Tampa Bay are advised to avoid contact with surface waters during the next several days. 

Wading, swimming and fishing should be avoided.

Regulatory agencies have been notified and signs will be posted in this area.

Beat the rush, schedule a back-to-school physical today

Beat the rush, schedule a back-to-school physical today

Spring Hill, Florida-- The Hernando County Health Department is encouraging parents to schedule their students' back to school physicals and immunizations now to avoid the last minute rush before school starts in a few weeks.

Hillsborough Health Department: Breach of up to 311 clients' information

Hillsborough Health Department: Breach of up to 311 clients' information

Tampa, Florida-- The Hillsborough County Health Department anounced tonight that a breach of client information occurred at their office in February of this year.

In their release, they provide details on the incident:

Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes Scheduled for Wednesday

Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes Scheduled for Wednesday

Hernando County, Florida-- A larger than three-fold increase in mosquito populations has been documented across Hernando County since Tropical Storm Debby, Hernando County Community Relations explained in a recent release. 

In an effort to minimize exposure to residents and accompanying disease, the county announced a spraying will take place on Wednesday, July 25, after 8 p.m. 

Here's exactly what the county had to say about the process:

Tuberculosis reported at MacDill AFB

Tuberculosis reported at MacDill AFB

Tampa, Florida - A presumed case of tuberculosis (TB), involving an employee of MacDill Air Force Base, was reported to the Hillsborough County Health Department July 12.

As a precautionary measure, the individual has started TB drug therapy, is recovering in isolation. The Hillsborough Health Department says the person no longer poses a health risk to others. 

About 50 co-workers and community members who were at risk of exposure have been notified and will be tested in the coming days.

Continuation of Mosquito Control Taxing Unit Referendum on Nov. 6 ballot

Continuation of Mosquito Control Taxing Unit Referendum on Nov. 6 ballot

Hernando County, Florida-- With mosquito season in full swing, Hernando County's Mosquito Control Department would like to remind residents to keep their property free of mosquito-breeding habitats.

To do so, they advise you to remove any type of container which may hold even the smallest amount of rainwater.

"Mosquitoes breed in as little as 1/4" of water, and with daily rainfall, residents are encouraged to "drain and cover" any pooled water on a daily basis to avoid contributing to breeding.