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Thursday, November 14, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2019)  Nicole Davis, R.N., and Mutia Scull, MSN, R.N. have been named co-winners of Baptist Health Cares November DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Both Davis and Scull work in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Baptist Hospital. Naming two winners for one months award is uncommon, but both nurses were recognized within the same nomination submitted by ...read more
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome board-certified family practitioner Joseph Foust, M.D., FAAFP, to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Foust earned his medical degree at the Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a fellow of the American ...read more
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 • 5 - 8 PM   Ascension Sacred Heart • Greenhut Auditorium • 5151 N 9th Ave • Pensacola       Join us for a special event recognizing all those who have been affected by lung cancer.   This free event provides our community with hope, inspiration and support for those impacted by lung cancer and those at risk — from survivors to the newly diagnosed to loved ones who ...read more
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Thursday, November 07, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 6, 2019 BBBS Media Contact: Isabella Costa Phone: 850.433.5437 E-mail: bcosta@bbbsnwfl.org  Big Brothers Big Sisters 30th Birthday Celebration! Pensacola, Fla. – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida (BBBSNWFL) is turning 30! To celebrate, BBBSNWFL is partnering up with Waffle House to throw an unforgettable birthday party. On Saturday, November 16, ...read more
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Thursday, November 07, 2019
November 1, 2019   TOBACCO FREE SANTA ROSA COALITION TO MEETING  November 14, 2019   Contact: Debra Shuler (850) 626-6751   Milton, FL - The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition (TFSRC) will meet at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 14th, in the main conference room of the Florida Department of Health Milton location, 5527 Stewart Street (in the back of the building).  Topics include worksite ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. (November 16, 2019) – Children recovering from an injury or disability will soon have the comfort of a furry friend during outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy sessions at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart, thanks to the addition of the hospital’s third facility dog – a female golden retriever named Klio. Klio’s arrival was made ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2019)  Baptist Hospital is one of only 19 hospitals in the state of Florida to achieve the federal Healthy People 2020 Maternal and Child Health goal of reducing Cesarean section (C-section) rates for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies. The announcement was made by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Health.According to ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Pensacola, Florida (November 5, 2019) District Governor Innes Richards and Assistant District Governor Dan Sulger, recently awarded the 2018-2019 Rotary District Governor’s Citation and the 2018-19 Rotary Citation with Gold Distinction from Rotary International President Barry Rassin to Past President Betty Roberts. Roberts noted that “these awards were accomplished by Board Members and Club ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2019)  Baptist Health Care (BHC) presented its October DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Jennifer Hernandez, BSN, R.N. Hernandez works in the Baptist Hospital Progressive Care Unit.The family who nominated Hernandez for the award wrote that she was amazing, kind and caring, and took the extra step to make someone feel cared about.The DAISY Award serves as another ...read more
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Friday, November 01, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Weight-loss surgery patients will celebrate their success at the Annual Bariatric Fashion Show for Ascension Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium at Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola, located at 5151 N. Ninth Ave.   Patients-turned-models will show off their transformations in health and quality of life as their ...read more
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. —Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola is significantly increasing access to care for women and babies through renovations and the launching of a midwife program. The work to expand labor and delivery, mother-baby care, high-risk pregnancy care and gynecologic surgery has started and is expected to be completed in early 2020.  New private birthing suites under construction have been ...read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Milton, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is encouraging Floridians to use Tobacco Free Florida’s free tools and services to make a plan to quit smoking for the American Cancer Society’s 44th annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 21.   Tobacco Free Florida aims to educate Floridians on the various free quit resources available in the ...read more
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Milton, FL - The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County is changing the hours WIC clients will be seen at the Midway location at 5840 Gulf Breeze Parkway. Beginning Friday, November 1, the WIC office will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Clients will be seen by appointment only during those hours. The clinic will be closed on Thursday and Friday and ...read more
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2019)  Board-certified physician assistant Kendall Hoover, PA-C,  has joined Baptist Medical Group Convenient Care  Southtowne located at 190 East Intendencia St., Suite A-28 in Pensacola. Hoover is a cum laude graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee and earned her masters degree in physician assistant studies from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, ...read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Florida! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in December 2019. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for ...read more
Friday, October 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Baptist Health Care Offers Support Groups in NovemberPENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following support groups in November to help enhance quality of life throughout the Pensacola community. Those needing more information should call a representative at the phone number provided for each ...read more
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Friday, October 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Baptist Health Care Offers Wellness Education Seminars and Classes in NovemberPENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2019) C Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars and classes in November. These seminars support Baptists commitment to improving the quality of life for the communities we serve. How Your Heart ...read more
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Friday, October 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Baptist Health Care Offers Womens Center Parenthood Education Classes in NovemberPENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following womens center parenthood education classes in November. All classes are held at Baptist Hospital, Prenatal Classroom, 3rd floor, 1000 West Moreno St. Those interested in ...read more
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. (October 21, 2019) – Con artists are experts at playing to our emotions. In honor of International Charity Fraud Awareness Week (October 21-25), BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers these tips on what to watch out for in a charity scam.  How the Scam Works   Scammers can use charitable causes to tug on your heartstrings, so it is important to stay vigilant as you try to do good. Bad ...read more
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
The Pensacola State College Veterinary Technology Program Open House is set for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on the Warrington campus.  Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Vet Tech Program instructors and tour the college’s state-of-the-art facility in Building 3200 at 5555 W. Highway 98, Pensacola. The event also includes financial aid information, student organization exhibit and ...read more
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Pensacola, Florida (October 21, 2019) – To support the efforts of Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart to serve children from across the Gulf Coast region, especially kids living in poverty and those most vulnerable, starting this week, professional golfer Bubba Watson will star in a series of commercials as part of a new marketing and branding campaign focusing on the ...read more
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Monday, October 21, 2019
Step One Automotive Group Opens First Pensacola Location with Grand Opening Gala  PENSACOLA, Fla. (October 16, 2019) – Step One Automotive Group has officially opened their first Pensacola location, Buick GMC Cadillac Pensacola, located at 5651 Pensacola Blvd. To commemorate the official grand opening, Step One hosted a Grand Opening Gala on Thursday, September 26.   The celebration was hosted ...read more
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Friday, October 18, 2019
Jeff Conner, the only original member of Boston Brass, will present his free entrepreneurial clinic, “The Portfolio Musician,” on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Pensacola State College. Set for 4 p.m. in the college’s Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, “The Portfolio Musician” clinic is a companion to the book, “The Portfolio Musician, Case Studies in Success,” co-authored by Conner ...read more
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. — Physician Assistant Amanda Wolford, PA-C, has joined the pediatric orthopedics team of the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. Wolford will see patients in the Children’s Hospital and in her outpatient office, located in Ascension Sacred Heart’s Pediatric Specialist Tower at 5153 N. Ninth Ave. in Pensacola.  Wolford works with pediatric orthopedic ...read more
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
MILTON, Fla. — The second annual Not A Lab Rat Day is Wednesday, Oct. 16. Thisyear, Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) wants other teens to know that when it to comes to e-cigarettes, aka “vaping” products, history is repeating itself.E-cigarette companies use the same tricks, including flavors and marketing campaigns, tobacco companies used for decades to target and recruit young smokers.1 ...read more
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2019)  Obstetrician-gynecologist W. Marc Boyd Jr., D.O., M.D., has joined Baptist Medical Group  Ladies First. He provides obstetric and gynecologic care to women of all ages and all risk levels.Dr. Boyd attended the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, earned his doctorate of osteopathic medicine at Des Moines University in Iowa, and his doctor of ...read more
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Monday, October 14, 2019
Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – October marks National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.  According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 43 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses. To equip small businesses with the education and resources to ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
 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 Ascension Sacred Heart, thanks to the addition of the hospital’s second facility dog – a male golden retriever named Sherlock.   Sherlock’s arrival was made possible due to a $100,300 grant from IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Inc., which will ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – September 11, 2019 United Way of West Florida (UWWF) will host its Annual Campaign Kickoff Celebration at the Pensacola Bay Center on Tuesday, September 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This football-themed event will be emceed by Uptown Eddie Murray of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, and kicks off UWWF’s fundraising season by inspiring attendees to go the extra yard in their fight ...read more
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Milton, FL – In 2014, the Florida Department of Health created the Healthy Community Champions Recognition Program to recognize communities for taking a Health in All Policies approach. This comprehensive planning was meant to address, in part, the growing problem of obesity. The Town of Jay recently applied for this designation. An announcement of all qualifying county and municipal governments ...read more
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Pensacola State College President Dr. Ed Meadows remembers reading an article earlier this year about Walmart facing a shortage of truck drivers to haul the company’s cargo from town to town. USA Today’s Jan. 24 headline screamed the news: “Walmart hiring hundreds more truck drivers – and it’s paying nearly $90,000.” Walmart is not the only company seeking qualified big-rig drivers. The ...read more
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Pensacola State College received $5,000 in scholarship funds from Veterans National Homecare for first-generation in college students on Aug. 19.   Denis McKinnon Sr., Denis McKinnon Jr., and Wade Wilson – on behalf of Veterans National Homecare – presented the First Generation Matching Scholarship donation to Pensacola State President Ed Meadows at the PSC Foundation office.   The company ...read more
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Milton, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) will be conducting free car seat safety checks Wednesday, September 18, at the health department’s Milton location, 5527 Stewart Street.  The event will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Nationally certified safety seat technicians will be on hand to examine seats to be sure they are correctly installed.  ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Pensacola State College’s RN to BSN program has been ranked among the best in Florida by RegisteredNursing.org. In its 2019 Best Online RN to BSN Programs rankings, Pensacola State was listed at No. 4 in the state by the nursing advocacy organization. To calculate the rankings, RegisteredNursing.org gathered data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, National Center for ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
 Pensacola, Fla. – August 8, 2019 Nearly three hundred community members, business leaders, and nonprofit agency representatives joined United Way of West Florida today at Sanders Beach – Corinne Jones Resource Center for the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting. CatCountry 98.7’s Brent Lane kicked the event off on an inspiring note. “The thing about United Way of West Florida,” Lane started, “is ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – August 19, 2019 United Way of West Florida (UWWF) is beginning its annual partner agency certification process. Becoming a certified partner is the first step to become eligible to apply for grant funding through UWWF’s Community Investment Process.   Any nonprofit agency interested in becoming a United Way partner is required to attend one certification training session. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
MILTON, FLA. – The federal government declared youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, anationwide epidemic. In light of these concerns and the misinformation surrounding this topic,the Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida and Santa Rosa County Health Department are helpingeducate parents, educators, pediatricians and partners on what they need to know about vapingand youth through the E-Epidemic: Vaping ...read more
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Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Some Pensacola State College offices will be open extended hours during the peak fall registration period.  All Student Services departments as well as the Financial Aid and Cashier’s offices will be open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, for Fee Pay Day.  The departments and offices also will operate 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 12-15, and Aug. 19-22. On Friday, Aug. 16, ...read more
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Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore announces its fall (September and October) ranger programs schedule for the Florida Areas of the park.  All programs are free and are subject to change without notification.  For additional information, visit www.nps.gov/GulfIslands, email guis_information@nps.gov, or call (850) 934-2600.  There is an entrance fee to the Fort Pickens and Fort ...read more
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Monday, July 29, 2019
New Health Resource for Community from ProHealth Gulf Breeze, Florida - Locally-owned small business, ProHealth, announced today the launch of its revamped website, ProHealthFL.com. This new health resource includes free health advice, updates on trending health issues in Northwest Florida, and transparent pricing for ProHealth's services, which enables users to take control of their health and ...read more
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Children’s Hospital names chief pediatric resident   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Stephen Rohl, DO, has been named the chief pediatric resident for the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. As chief resident, his role includes coordinating the clinical coverage schedule for 27 pediatric residents, planning educational curriculum, serving as a liaison between faculty and residents, ...read more
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  PENSACOLA, Fla. — Physician Assistant Wayne McCutchen, PA, has joined the pediatric specialist team of The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. McCutchen will see patients in the Children’s Hospital and in his outpatient office, located in Sacred Heart’s Pediatric Specialist Tower at 5153 N. Ninth Ave. in Pensacola.   McCutchen works with pediatric otolaryngologist ...read more
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