The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is responding to an outbreak of meningococcal disease. While dangerous, this illness can be prevented and treated. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against meningococcal disease.
Thus far, the number of cases identified in 2022 surpasses the five-year average of meningococcal disease cases in Florida. Epidemiologists are investigating each case as well as contacting people with potential or direct exposure to known cases to provide them with information and treatment options.
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