Front row from left:  Nadine Balbi (DOH-Monroe), Amanda Malott (DOH-Monroe), Brittney Waite (DOH-Monroe), Marie Annulysse (DOH-Monroe), Karen Caridad (DOH-Monroe), Selina Perez (DOH-Monroe), Carmel Cox (DOH-Monroe), and Tyler Rapposelli (DOH-Monroe).  Back row from left: Courtney Barba (DOH-Monroe) , Ivona Roy (Keys AHEC), Emily Rapposelli (DOH-Monroe), Conni Lacqua (Florida Keys SPCA), Yvette Woods (DOH-Monroe), Jessica Lariz (DOH-Monroe), Priscilla Hunter (DOH-Monroe), Christela Brevil (DOH-Monroe), Carolyn Thomson (Epilepsy Alliance Florida), Dr. Mark Roby (DOH-Monroe), Mark Whiteside, MD (DOH-Monroe), Mechelle Burgohy (DOH-Monroe), Dr. Carla Fry (DOH-Monroe), Marvin Gifford (DOH-Monroe), Mayor Craig Cates (Monroe County Commissioner, District 1), Jennifer Lefelar (DOH-Monroe), and Alison Kerr (DOH-Monroe). Photo by Amina Chaudhry (Florida Keys SPCA).


(Monroe County, Fla.) — On Friday, March 3, 2023, the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County (DOH-Monroe) hosted it’s first “Health To You” event at Bernstein Park on Stock Island along with community partners Epilepsy Alliance Florida, AHEC and Florida Keys SPCA to provide free healthcare services and education. Approximately 50 residents participated and received free vaccines, hepatitis and HIV testing, bike helmets, and consultative services in family planning, refugee health, WIC and healthy start services.  DOH-Monroe was pleased with the turnout at the event and will be planning another “Health To You” community event in the near future.  To learn more, visit

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