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Florida Department of Health Encourages Kids To Be a Hero and ‘Spill The Water!’ To Fight Mosquitoes

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Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health is educating Florida’s youth on mosquito bite prevention and enlisting their help in the fight against mosquito-borne illnesses in a new campaign that encourages kids to “Spill the Water!”

The Florida Department of Health in Desoto County encourages all residents and visitors to join the Healthiest Weight Florida 2016 MAINTAIN, DON"T GAIN Holiday Challenge. This free program runs from November 16th through December 31st.

The Florida Department of Health is teaming up with North Carolina State University to offer the Maintain, Don’t Gain! Holiday Challenge for a second year. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, the FREE seven-week challenge provides participants with tips, tricks, and ideas to help maintain their weight throughout the holiday season.

Last year, over 1,700 Floridians received helpful advice on enjoying the holidays in a healthier way.

Click here to sign up for the 2016 challenge on the Eat Smart, Move More, Weight Less website.

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