Through a collaborative effort with Sarasota County Emergency Management, Sarasota County Schools has received a $1,057,700.00 grant from the Florida Division of Emergency Management to make improvements to select schools currently serving as hurricane evacuation centers. The grant also provides fun
11/22/2019 2:05 PM
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Sarasota. DOH-Sarasota conducted an epidemiological investigation and have determined an individual who worked at P.F. Chang's, located at 766 South Osprey,
11/19/2019 5:45 PM
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County is reminding all Floridians to get their flu shot before the height of the upcoming flu season. Flu activity can begin as early as October and last as late as May. The best way to avoid the flu this season is by getting a flu shot soon.
11/01/2019 10:33 AM
Phillippi Farmhouse Market has reopened at Phillippi Estate Park for the 11th year. The market, located at 5500 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday through April.
10/14/2019 9:00 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