Hometown Health Headlines- May 2019

These are some of the top stories making Hometown Health Headlines in Lake County:

  • It’s that time of the year when we see an increase in alligator activity across the state, and Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is warning the public to be aware.
  • The Florida Department of Health is asking anyone who has not been immunized to get vaccinated for measles.

Florida lawmakers are considering bills in the House and Senate which would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21. Sponsors say such legislation would improve public health and reduce costs of government programs which treat smoking-related illnesses.