The Seminole County Commission will proclaim November 13, "Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital Centennial Day." The proclamation, which is scheduled to occur at 9:30 a.m. in the Commission Chambers, is in recognition of the healthcare system's 100 years of caring for the community. The Orlando Health network, which was founded as Orange General Hospital in downtown Orlando, November 5, 1918, is currently celebrating its centennial anniversary.
Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital joined the healthcare network in 1992. The 206-bed acute care facility provides quality medical and behavioral health services. Located in Longwood, FL on State Road 434, South Seminole Hospital has served the community for more than 30 years. It is an accredited Chest Pain and Heart Failure Center and a designated Primary Stroke Center.
Orlando Health is a $3.4 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers across Central Florida. The organization is home to the area's only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics, and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. More than 2,900 physicians have privileges across the system, which is also one of the area's largest employers with more than 20,000 employees who serve more than 112,000 inpatients, more than 2.4 million outpatients, and more than 10,000 international patients each year. Additionally, Orlando Health provides more than $450 million in total value to the community in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at www.orlandohealth.com.