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Protect Your Eyes While Experiencing the Solar Eclipse

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Tallahassee, Fla.—On Monday, August 21, Florida will experience a partial solar eclipse, and the Florida Department of Health reminds all Floridians to enjoy this rare event safely by following simple precautions and using proper protection. Severe retinal damage can occur from looking directly at the sun.