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The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) is excited to announce the Golden Gate WIC office is moving operations to the new Nichols Community Health Center in 2020. In preparation for this move, the Golden Gate WIC office will be working full-time out of the DOH-Collier Naples and Immokalee WIC offices beginning June 28, 2019. The last day patients will be seen at the Golden Gate WIC location will be June 27, 2019. DOHCollier wants to assure clients that there will be no disruption of WIC services and clients will have access to care at both the Naples and Immokalee WIC locations.

Did you know one of the most effective ways to keep you and your family healthy is also the simplest?

We’re talking about good handwashing.

What your mother said is true: If you don’t wash your hands, you’re going to get sick. You can get the common cold, yes, but the risks of skipping this important health habit are much more far-reaching and can be severe.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) is reminding residents and visitors the importance of protecting themselves from the sun.