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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tallahassee, Fla.— In an abundance of caution, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosais issuing a federally required breach notice to patients of its clinics located in District 1, which includes Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. The department completed an investigation and found that an unauthorized user compromised a Children’s Medical Services employee’s Microsoft ...read more
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Pensacola State College was recently awarded $300,000 as one of 57 grants announced by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). OVW’s Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program supports initiatives to implement comprehensive, coordinated responses to violent crimes on campus through partnerships with victim ...read more
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Acumen Medical Imaging and Interventional is a multi-specialty radiology practice and the leading provider of medical imaging services in the Pensacola region for over 50 year. The practice has long served patients at West Florida Healthcare.  Recently Nemours Children’s Specialty Care moved on to the campus of West Florida Healthcare, opening the door to this collaboration between Acumen and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2018) Baptist Health Care will hold a job fair for medical assistants on Fri., Nov. 30 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn  Airport located at 1144 Airport Blvd. in Pensacola.Multiple job opportunities are available for qualified medical assistants.Interested candidates may call the Baptist Health Care human resources department at 850.469.2403 or visit ...read more
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Weight-loss surgery patients will celebrate their success at the Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center Annual Bariatric Fashion Show on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6 pm in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, located at 5151 N. Ninth Ave.   Patients-turned-models will show off their transformations in health and quality of life as their “before” photos are ...read more
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Fill the Mayflower the week of Thanksgiving with  healthy food for children and families in Need.
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Friday, November 09, 2018
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Monday, November 05, 2018
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is partnering with Healthy Schools, LLC, to provide flu shots to Santa Rosa students who were unable to receive them at school.  Shots will also be provided to the students’ family members at the clinics, which will be held at the health department’s sites in Milton, Midway and Jay.  The shots will be provided on ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation is pleased to announce the thirty-three nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year.  Nominees were selected by their peers at each school throughout the district.   Molly Keene, Avalon Middle; Allison Mullins, Bagdad Elementary; Shadow Joiner, Berryhill Elementary; Amy Hagler, Central; Kelly Ketterer, Chumuckla Elementary; Cindy Ryan, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
PENSACOLA, FL (October 31, 2018) – Magic was in the air at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Pensacola’s second annual costume fundraising ball on Friday, October 26,, 2018, at Court of De Luna in Pensacola, Fla. The costume ball, themed “Once Upon A Time,” featured fairy-tale-themed food and drinks from Classic City Catering, live entertainment from the band 12South, a costume contest and VIP ...read more
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Feeding the Gulf Coast Pledges Continued Aid to Families Devastated by Hurricane Michael   Theodore, AL  – October 23, 2018 More than 13 days have passed since Hurricane Michael devastated parts of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas. In the wake of this catastrophic hurricane, Feeding the Gulf Coast is continuing to work around the clock to provide much needed food and water to those ...read more
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2018 CONTACT: GOVERNOR'S PRESS OFFICE (850) 717-9282media@eog.myflorida.com Gov. Scott Appoints Stacy Robello to Department of Elderly Affairs Advisory Council TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Stacy Robello to the Department of Elderly Affairs Advisory Council. Stacy Robello, 42, of ...read more
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Thursday, October 25, 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 22, 2018) Brett Aldridge has been selected to serve as vice president of strategy and business development for Baptist Health Care. Aldridge will lead business development and planning initiatives to aid and support the execution of organizational strategies. Aldridge joined Baptist Health Care in August 2010 as the director of development for the Andrews Institute. Three ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
  The University of South Alabama today announced that Pensacola State College has become part of “Pathway USA,” a collaborative program between the University of South Alabama and select community and state colleges that creates a seamless transition to USA for transfer students who earn their associate’s degree.   Pensacola State is the first Florida College System institution to join the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, encourages small businesses impacted by Hurricane Michael to apply for assistance through the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program. The program, activated today by Governor Rick Scott, provides a source of expedient cash flow to small businesses ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  PENSACOLA, Fla. — More sick and injured children will soon have the comfort of a furry friend during visits to The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, thanks to a $100,300 grant from IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Inc. Following the success of the Children’s Hospital’s first facility dog – a two-year-old female golden retriever named Sprout – who arrived in November 2017, ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
https://youtu.be/kHBHtLKIabo As we begin to see the effects of Hurricane Michael, Feeding the Gulf Coast is collaborating with Feeding America, Feeding Florida, Bay County Emergency Management, Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) and other disaster responders to prepare to distribute food and water in areas affected by the hurricane. “Our emergency management access permits are ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Children’s Hospital Names Residency Program Director   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Dr. Debra Cohen has been selected to serve as pediatric residency program director for The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart.   Dr. Cohen has practiced pediatric hematology/oncology at The Children’s Hospital since October 2017. She came to Pensacola having served as director of the pediatric sickle ...read more
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County is now offering flu shots by appointment at the Milton location at 5527 Stewart Street.  The fee is $32.00 and is covered by Medicare, for those who are eligible, as well as some other insurance plans.  Vaccine is also available free of charge for children 6 months through 18 years of age through the Vaccines for Children ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Surgeons Join Sacred Heart Medical Parks at Tiger Point and Perdido Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Appointments with Sacred Heart Medical Group general surgeons are now available in Tiger Point and Perdido, making services more convenient for patients who previously had to drive to the Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola campus for pre-surgery and post-operative follow-up appointments. Doctors are available ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Rauch Named Corporate Director of Critical Care Services PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2018) Baptist Health Care is pleased to announce that Michael Rauch, MBA, BSN, R.N., has been named corporate director of critical care services. He will be responsible for nursing practice and operations of the intensive care units and acute dialysis for Baptist Hospital in Pensacola and the intensive care unit ...read more
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, is pleased to announce that Cheryl Lynch, a consultant for the Florida SBDC at the University of North Florida, was named the 2018 Florida State Star. Lynch, who leads a single-person office in Putnam County, was recognized among State Star recipients from SBDCs ...read more
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Baptist Behavioral Medicine Names New Director of OperationsPENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2018) Darcy Hicks, R.N., has been promoted to director of operations for Behavioral Medicine at Baptist Health Care. She previously served as clinical manager for behavioral administration and assistant director of nursing for Behavioral Medicine at Baptist. Hicks earned her associate degree in nursing from ...read more
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Baptist Medical Group Welcomes Simon B. Zeichner, D.O., Hematology - Oncology PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2018 )  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome double board-certified and fellowship-trained oncologist Simon B. Zeichner, D.O., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Zeichner offers quality, dedicated care to adult cancer patients. Dr. Zeichner earned his medical degree at Nova ...read more
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2018 )  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome double board-certified and fellowship-trained oncologist Simon B. Zeichner, D.O., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Zeichner offers quality, dedicated care to adult cancer patients. Dr. Zeichner earned his medical degree at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He ...read more
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                       Contact: Mike Burke September 11, 2018                                                                                                                                            (850) 416-1153   Goggles Comfort Children During MRI   PENSACOLA, Fla. — MRI ...read more
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Sacred Heart Names New Early Steps Program Manager   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Kimberlee Spencer, PhD, has been named program manager for the Western Panhandle Early Steps Program at Sacred Heart.   Spencer graduated with her bachelor’s degree in education at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. She then received a master’s degree in early childhood education at Concordia University in St. Paul, ...read more
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
  Pediatric nephrologist joins Sacred Heart, UF Health   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Pediatric nephrologist Ali Kurady, MD, has joined the faculty of the University of Florida College of Medicine, which is affiliated with The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart. Beginning in September, Dr. Kurady will see patients full-time in The Children’s Hospital and in his outpatient office, located ...read more
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
OB/GYN Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group in Pensacola and Pace Pensacola, Fla. – Obstetrician-gynecologist and Pensacola native Dr. Ileana Blair has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors. She will see patients from her office on Sacred Heart’s Pensacola campus at 5153 North Ninth Ave., Suite 205, and from Sacred Heart Medical Park at Pace, located at 3754 Highway 90, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
  Pediatric hematologist/oncologist joins Sacred Heart, University of Florida Health   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Pediatric hematologist/oncologist Erlyn Smith, MD, has joined the faculty of the University of Florida College of Medicine, which is affiliated with The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart. Dr. Smith will see patients in The Children’s Hospital and in her outpatient office, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gulf Breeze Chamber Announces 2018 August Business of the Month   August 22, 2018  Contact: Hal George, Marketing, Communications & Events Manager Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce O: (850) 932-7888news@gulfbreezechamber.com    Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2018 August Business of the Month  Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is pleased to ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Baptist Hospital to Host Volunteer Services Recruitment Ice Cream Social PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 24, 2018)  Baptist Hospital Volunteer Services is hosting a "Get the Scoop, Lets Recruit" ice cream social on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 12:30 p.m. at Baptist Towers, Medical Meeting Rooms, located at 1717 North E St., Avery Street entrance.Attendees will learn about an opportunity to add a caring touch to ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Baptist Medical Group Welcomes Hospitalist John W. Watford, M.D.PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 19, 2018) Baptist Medical Group (BMG) is pleased to welcome new physician John W. Watford, M.D., to its growing hospitalist program and expansive physician network. As a hospitalist with the Pensacola-based health care organization, Dr. Watford will be exclusively dedicated to caring for patients admitted to ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Civil War on Santa Rosa Island: A Day of Special Programs at Fort PickensGulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore announced a special day of programming exploring the lives of soldiers stationed at Fort Pickens during the Civil War.  Special programs will be available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 4 at historic Fort Pickens.  With help from longtime living history ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Pensacola State ranks among most affordable colleges in U.S.   The U.S. Department of Education lists Pensacola State College as a best value among public four-year colleges and universities for the seventh consecutive year.   Pensacola State is ranked 37th on the list of 71 institutions cited for lowest tuition in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency ...read more
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gulf Breeze Chamber Announces 2018 July Business of the Month   July 12, 2018  Contact: Hal George, Marketing, Communications & Events Manager Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce O: (850) 932-7888news@gulfbreezechamber.com     Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2018 July Business of the Month  Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is pleased to announce ...read more
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gulf Breeze Chamber Announces 2018 2nd Quarter Nonprofit of the Quarter   July 12, 2018  Contact: Hal George, Marketing, Communications & Events Manager Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce O: (850) 932-7888news@gulfbreezechamber.com     Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2018 2nd Quarter Nonprofit of the Quarter  Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Jeremy Carver of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Gulf Breeze, Florida recently won the firm's exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance during 2017. Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls Carver a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve. "Jeremy has demonstrated unyielding dedication and ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Kugelman Family Foundation Donates Quarter-Million Dollars to Children’s Hospital                                                                                              PENSACOLA, Fla. – Construction of the new Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart took a big leap forward today, thanks to a quarter-million dollar donation from the Kugelman Family Foundation.   The ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
100th Watchman Procedure Performed by Baptist Heart & Vascular InstitutePENSACOLA, Fla. (May 23, 2018)  Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute (BHVI) has performed its 100th Watchman procedure. The procedure was completed May 17.This is a tremendous milestone for BHVI and a great benefit to the people in the Northwest Florida area who need this level of advanced care, said Victor Hall, vice president, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Pensacola, Fla. (May 22, 2018)  Baptist Cancer Institute is hosting a Summer Social for a Cancer Survivors Day celebration on Sunday, June 3, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Pensacola Yacht Club, located at 1897 Cypress St. The celebration is supported by the Baptist Health Care Foundation.Cancer survivors and a guest are encouraged to wear Hawaiian attire. There will be hula lessons and a live steel ...read more
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