On Sept. 7, Poinciana Medical Center partnered with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and joined nearly 60 other facilities under the banner of its parent company, HCA Healthcare, as part of its “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day.
LAKE WALES – During a recent Lake Wales City Commission meeting, Lake Wales City Manager Ken Fields said that the Polk County Health Department clinic in Lake Wales near the Save-A-Lot grocery store on State Road 60 would be reducing services soon. Fields said that when Central Florida Healt…
BayCare's Bartow Regional Medical Center, Winter Haven Hospital and Winter Haven Women’s Hospital offer an array of support groups, screenings and healthy living activities in Polk County each month.
The Florida Department of Health is working with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address a hepatitis A outbreak and hopes the “partnership” will help expand vaccinations, state officials said last week.
TALLAHASSEE — Eliminating the certificate of need program for hospitals may have been the easy part, but how to license them in the future may be more complex.
June is Men’s Health Month, held to encourage prevention of health problems and early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This is the second article in a series dedicated to Men’s Health Month. The first can be found HERE.
BARTOW – Karen Kerr, now in her third month as president of Bartow Regional Medical Center, said her primary goal is for the hospital to continue to grow in Bartow and to increase community care by the non-profit business.
June is Men’s Health Month, held to encourage prevention of health problems and early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This is the first article in a series.
POLK COUNTY – Dr. Joy Jackson, director of the Florida Department of Health Director in Polk County, gave her annual State of the Health in Polk County presentation to county commissioners, staff and residents Aug. 21.