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USDA has tips resources for bacteria-free Thanksgiving

A turkey.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2017 — More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts.

The Thanksgiving meal is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes that can make guests sick.

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The Centers 'adjusts leadership' at child welfare division

OCALA, FL (October 30, 2017) – As part of its continued efforts on accountability and to quality of services for its clients, Interim CEO, Ralph Fera-McIlwain and Interim COO, Donald Baracskay, adjusted its leadership at its Case Management Agency (CMA).

Contracted as a CMA through Kids Central, Inc., The Centers provides protective supervision services to children and their families regarding issues of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation by the child’s parent or guardian.

CMH recognized as Regional Hospital of Year

Citrus Memorial Hospital exterior shotCitrus Memorial Hospital was recently recognized by Mended Hearts as a Regional Hospital of the Year.

The Southern Region encompasses seven states and Puerto Rico, and serves 46 chapters of the heart disease support group.

County health department moving to Lecanto

Florida Department of Health LogoFlorida Department of Health in Citrus County will be relocating its clinical services from Inverness to Lecanto beginning on Friday. 

Department of Health answers 'Fish Kill' questions

Fish kill on Turner Camp RoadIn the wake of recent Withlacoochee River flooding caused by Hurricane Irma, some areas in Citrus County have experienced an increase in incidents of “Fish Kills” and associated odors brought on by decomposing fish.

Here is some information on the recent fish kill: 

Fish Kill Causes: 

Key Training Center thrift stores honored

Key Training Center logo

July has always been a very busy month for the Key Training Center.

With all the "Run for the Money" activities, there is a lot to get done in a short amount of time. 

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