etectRx™ Announces New CEO

Aug 02, 2021 at 08:46 pm by pj

  Company Founder Takes the Helm of etectRx, a Digital Health Company   etectRx™, Inc. (etectRx™), a privately held digital health company, today anno.... Read More

Dr. Linda R. Edwards Named to One-year Term as Dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Aug 02, 2021 at 02:11 pm by pj

By Dan LevetonJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Linda R. Edwards will serve as dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville for a one-year term, effective immediately..... Read More

Blue-green Algae Alert Issues for Lake Jesup

Aug 02, 2021 at 01:01 pm by pj

  Sanford, FL - The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in Lake Jesup. Thi.... Read More

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Events During the Week of August 2

Aug 02, 2021 at 10:15 am by pj

  ORLANDO, FL – In collaboration with Orange County and the cities of Orlando and Winter Park, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County is hosti.... Read More

AdventHealth Central Florida Division Updates Hospital Policy

Aug 01, 2021 at 10:16 pm by pj

Effective Monday, Aug. 2, updates are being made to the visitation policy at all facilities in AdventHealth’s Central Florida division to help our teams providing care t.... Read More

Central Florida and Statewide Weekly COVID-19 Cases Update

Jul 31, 2021 at 06:00 pm by pj

  Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Weekly Statistics    Total cases: 2,590,699 Total resident deaths: 39,079 New cases reported last week: 1.... Read More

Bryan Bernardo Joins Wharton-Smith

Jul 31, 2021 at 10:42 am by pj

  Wharton-Smith Construction Group is pleased to welcome Bryan Bernardo to the Wharton-Smith team as Project Executive – Central Florida Commercial Division, repor.... Read More

Shepherd’s Hope Extends Dates for Free Back to School Physicals For Uninsured and Under‐Insured Children

Jul 31, 2021 at 10:09 am by pj

  Services include heart screenings now required for student-athletes, available by appointment through August 30 Shepherd’s Hope has added more dates for it FREE.... Read More

AdventHealth West Florida Division Update

Jul 31, 2021 at 09:13 am by pj

ADVENTHEALTH WEST FLORIDA DIVISION HOSPITAL CAPACITY AdventHealth continues to see a significant increase in COVID-19 cases at its facilities across West Florida and have sur.... Read More

AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

Jul 31, 2021 at 03:08 am by pj

New provisional code created for potential third dose of Pfizer vaccineThe American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT.... Read More

AdventHealth Central Florida Moves to Black Status

Jul 31, 2021 at 03:00 am by pj

Number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients continues to surge Doctors say many patients are ‘young’ and ‘healthy’ and express regret over not getting va.... Read More

Summer for Seniors Beach Day

Jul 31, 2021 at 02:40 am by pj

  Summer for Seniors is hosting its first ever Beach Day   Summer for Seniors - Beach Day   August 6 2021 starting at 9:30 AM at S.... Read More

AdventHealth Central Florida Reaches 1,000 COVID-19 Patients, A New High Since the Start of the Pandemic

Jul 29, 2021 at 04:34 pm by pj

  Doctors say no end in sight to current surge; about 94% of hospitalized patients are unvaccinated   AdventHealth reached a new high on Thursday with about 1,000.... Read More

Free COVID Testing Resumes in Marion County

Jul 29, 2021 at 02:31 pm by pj

    OCALA —The Department of Health in Marion County is announcing that free, county-sponsored drive-through COVID-19 testing will be starting next week at t.... Read More

New Lifelike Hologram Tech Expands UCF Students’ Skills in Patient Care

Jul 29, 2021 at 02:27 pm by pj

The first use of hologram patients will increase the variety of different diagnoses students can learn from in a “true-to-life” form&.... Read More

FDA Approves First Interchangeable Biosimilar Insulin Product for Treatment of Diabetes

Jul 29, 2021 at 10:00 am by pj

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product, indicated to improve glycemic control in adults and pediatric patients.... Read More

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Jul 28, 2021 at 05:49 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Upon first inspection, the mutations in the highly contagious delta covid variant don’t look that worrisome. For starters,.... Read More

Elective Surgeries Postponed Until Further Notice, COVID Hospitalizations Across Brevard at All Time High

Jul 28, 2021 at 04:21 pm by pj

  TITUSVILLE — As the coronavirus continues to resurge in Brevard and the number of COVID positive patients needing hospitalization and visiting the emergency.... Read More

The Pandemic Made Telemedicine an Instant Hit. Patients and Providers Feel the Growing Pains.

Jul 27, 2021 at 10:18 pm by pj

  By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Crystal Joseph pays for two telemedicine video services to ensure that her small therapy practice in Silver Spring, Ma.... Read More

Blue-Green Algae Bloom Caution Issued for Lake Emerald Upgraded

Jul 27, 2021 at 07:00 pm by pj

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has upgraded the recent health caution for Lake Emerald to a Health Alert due to the presence of harmful&.... Read More