08/16/2019 8:00 AM
A study conducted by the Sarasota County Health and Benefits staff was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), chronicling the results of a six week process that looked at how positivity practices impacted an individual's health.
Sarasota County's Neighborhood Services team is re-introducing Neighborhood University, a program specially designed to help residents make informed decisions in their neighborhood.
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota was recognized by The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) as a Large Local Health Department of the Year for 2019 during a ceremony Wednesday evening in Orlando
07/12/2019 12:40 PM
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) today issued a health advisory to residents and visitors near Grand Canal on Siesta Key.
07/10/2019 4:15 PM
Sarasota County has scheduled three open house events to collect input on the 10-year Transit Development Plan (TDP)
07/10/2019 4:00 PM
Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today at a satisfactory level meeting both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state recreational water standards
07/06/2019 2:30 PM
The Sarasota County Health Department (CHD) has identified a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker in Sarasota.
07/05/2019 6:45 PM
07/04/2019 2:20 PM
As a precaution, Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for three Sarasota County beaches.
07/03/2019 4:25 PM
Sarasota County is reminding all beach-goers this holiday to "pack-in and pack-out" all of the items they bring with them to area beaches, as part of a community-wide effort to keep the shorelines litter-free.
Most Sarasota County Government offices, including libraries and the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Every year, people are taken to hospital emergency rooms in the United States because of injuries from fireworks. The Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) has some suggestions to help people enjoy the holiday and stay safe.
During budget workshops on June 18 and 19, the commissioners received presentations from county departments and constitutional offices. The proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 is $1.2 billion, which includes operational and capital allocations.
The Sarasota County Fire Department has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for the third year in a row, which highlights quality improvement measures for treating patients who experience severe heart attacks
The community is invited to the kick-off celebration for the Legacy Trail Extension on Friday, June 28, when the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners will unveil the signed bond that finances the voter approved project.
06/25/2019 10:48 AM
A small section of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way will close starting Monday, June 24 for a railroad track replacement project that will run through Friday, July 12
06/24/2019 10:00 AM
The "No Swim" advisories issued Thursday, June 20 for Venice Fishing Pier has been lifted.
06/21/2019 4:30 PM
As a precaution, Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for the Venice Fishing Pier.
The Sarasota County Drinking Water Quality Report for 2018 is now available online. The report, which details the high quality of Sarasota County's drinking water, includes a summary for the county's customers, gives information about where the county's water comes from, what it contains and how it