FL’s CFO/State Fire Marshal Pens Open Letter On Fighting Flu Epidemic

By on January 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Florida – Florida’s Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal, Jimmy Patronis, is calling on state organizations and companies to help in the fight against the flu epidemic.

According to recent reports, there have already been more than twenty pediatric deaths associated with the flu and two of those happened in Florida. Patronis recently sent out an open letter encouraging Department of Financial Services (DFS) offices, Florida Health Insurance Companies and HMOs, Florida Fire Marshals and Fire Departments, Florida State Chartered Banks and Credit Unions, Florida Licensed Insurance Agents, and Florida Healthy Kids to help the Sunshine State fight the epidemic. To read the letter, click here.

“The flu epidemic has been deadly and everyone has the responsibility to ensure Floridians stay healthy,” said Patronis. “I’ve been an ardent fighter for preventative medicine, and the flu vaccine is a good way to protect your health and the health of others.”

Photo courtesy Sherry Yates Young and shutterstock.com.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2018.

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