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Single Case of Locally Transmitted Zika Identified in Miami-Dade County

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Tallahassee, Fla. — Today the Florida Department of Health is announcing that a locally transmitted case of Zika has been confirmed in Miami-Dade County. At this time there is no evidence of ongoing, active transmission of Zika. According to CDC guidance, this isolated case does not constitute a Zika zone. 

Congratulations to the Miami-Dade County, Fla., for being named a 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize winning community. A vibrant, collaborative, and coordinated approach to improved health is happening across a diverse Miami-Dade County, where 51 percent of its almost 2.7 million residents are foreign-born and at least 79 cultures are represented within its borders. Hundreds of organizations and partners have joined together to make schools healthier, streets safer and more opportunities for well-being available to all. Learn more at www.rwjf.org/prize.

Miami Sets Sights on Health for All