St. Lucie County – Carla Lenfesty, Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty at the University of Floirda's Extension Office in St Lucie County tells us simply washing foods, even those where you won't eat the outside, is a safeguard against listeria and other food bourne illnesses.
Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Denise Belizar, with the Council on Aging of Martin County. The not for profit organization provides programs that help seniors live independently in their own homes. The council will be hosting an open house at the new Charles and Rae Kane Center in Stuart on Saturday, October 15. For more information on The Kane Center visit: www.kanecenter.org
Indian River County – Animals must be at least four months old and owned by someone who lives in Indian River County to qualify for the free vaccination. Dogs must be brought in wearing a collar and on a leash, cats must be in a carrier. The Humane Society is located at 6230 77th St. in Vero Beach.