Protect Yourself from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses
Stay safe this summer! Broward County's Mosquito Control Section is helping officials at the Florida Department of Health in Broward County
remind the public how important it is to eliminate mosquito-breeding sources and to take precautions against mosquito bites. West Nile Virus, St. Louis Encephalitis, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Chikungunya Virus and Dengue Fever are diseases carried by mosquitoes. Taking appropriate precautions can prevent mosquito-borne diseases and help your family stay safe this summer.
Parks and Recreation Premieres an eNaturalist Program – Nature with a Twist
In early June, the Parks and Recreation Division premiered its eNaturalist Program with an introduction presented by an in-person naturalist at Tall Cypress Natural Area in Coral Springs. Since then, the self-guided, QR code (quick response) based hikes have attracted visitors from South Florida and other parts of the state in addition to visitors from the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
Three Opportunities to Have Fun on the Runway
Broward County Aviation
has three exciting and unique opportunities for you and your family to
experience the new South Runway before it officially opens: Join the fight
against cancer with the American Cancer Society as they host Relay for Life
on the Runway from 5 – 11PM on Saturday, August 23rd. Bring your family and friends for this once in a lifetime opportunity as they showcase the opening of the new South Runway and raise money for a very worthy cause. For more information or to register visit
Relay For Life
FREE Back to School Immunizations
Just one more reason kids may not look forward to going back to school – shots. The Florida Department of Health in Broward County will offer free immunizations for school age children (up to age 18) during the month of August inside the Lauderhill Mall, located at 1299E NW 40th Avenue in the City of Lauderhill.