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Coming Together for Water Safety Awareness

Coming Together for Water Safety Awareness

DOH-Collier joined the Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition, Dunkin’ Donuts, Stewie the Duck and numerous community partners to raise awareness of water safety and drowning prevention with WINK News. May was National Water Safety Month, and Dunkin' Donuts stores throughout Collier County sold "LifeSaver Donuts" to help spread the message.

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CHARTS Quick Facts

  • In 2014 and in 2015, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis was the 10th leading cause of death in Florida.
  • In 2015, the age adjusted death rate from chronic liver disease and cirrhosis was 12.0 per 100,000. White males: 17.2, black males: 8.2, white females: 9.6 and black females: 4.3.
  • With treatment, most children with orofacial clefts do well and lead a healthy life.
  • The Florida Birth Defects Profile provides data about rates of birth defects in Florida.
  • About 280 infants are born with orofacial clefts each year in Florida.
  • In 2015, drowning rates were 2.1 per 100,000 for all ages, but they were 6.1 per 100,000 for 0-4 year olds.
  • In 2015, 21.9% of men reported they engaged in heavy or binge drinking compared with 13.4% of women.

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