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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Drop hed: Nurses pinning to be held Thursday at Brownsville ChurchPensacola State College will hold commencement exercises and nurses pinning ceremonies this week. Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough, founder of the McCullough Institute for Appearance and Health in Gulf Shores, Alabama, will be the keynote speaker for Pensacola State’s graduation set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Pensacola Bay Center. ...read more
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Horatio Alger Association names 14 outstanding individuals, each of whom has overcome adversity to achieve professional and personal success, to its Member Class of 2020WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2019) C Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their ...read more
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Foundation is seeking nominations for their Annual Awards to be presented on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at their Annual Awards Gala at the Hilton Pensacola Beach.  The Annual Awards Gala is the Foundation’s premier event where they reflect on the previous year, recognize the Chamber’s outgoing Chairman of the Board, and honor outstanding community ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2019)  Baptist Health Care has selected the architect, program manager and general contractor for the planning and construction of its new 650,000-square-foot replacement hospital and medical office building that will be built at the intersection of Brent Lane and I-110 in Pensacola, Florida.These companies were selected based on individual industry-wide reputations and ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
Link: Becker's Hospital Review - 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019GULF BREEZE, Fla. (December 5, 2019)  Baptist Health Care has been named to the Becker's Healthcare 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs list for 2019. Hospitals featured on the list earned recognition for quality of care and patient satisfaction for orthopedic and ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
Baptist Hospital has received 8 patients from the shooting at the NAS Pensacola. We do not have any conditions to report at this time. Our teams are treating patients and we are working with Navy personnel to communicate with family members. We will be providing updates throughout the day. For media questions, please call or text 850.791.5254. If you believe you have a family member here at ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
Baptist Hospital continues to care for the patients from NAS Pensacola. Baptist received a total of eight patients. At the request of Navy representatives, any questions regarding patients or patient conditions should be directed to NAS Pensacola or Escambia County law enforcement.Baptist Hospital services have not been interrupted. All services are fully operational. If you have an appointment on ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
Baptist Hospital continues to care for the patients from NAS Pensacola. We received eight patients. Baptist Hospital services have not been interrupted. All services are fully operational. If you have an appointment on our campus, it is not affected by this event. While we never expect something like this to happen in our community, our Baptist Health Care teams train continuously to respond, ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2019) C Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars and classes in December. These seminars support Baptists commitment to improving the quality of life for the communities we serve. Stroke: Causes, Symptoms and TreatmentTuesday, Dec. 10, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. seminarMargo Kermon, BSN, R.N., stroke coordinator, Baptist ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will host a blood drive Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gulf Breeze Hospital in the team member parking lot behind the Medical Office Building (1110 Gulf Breeze Parkway.)All donors will receive a gift.Donors must be age 16 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be feeling well that day. Photo identification is required. More information is ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following support groups in December 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 meeting.Weight-Loss Surgery Support GroupTuesday, Dec. 10, noon to 1 p.m.Baptist Towers, Tower 3, Ground Floor, Baptist ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Contact:R. Matt Dobson, Public Health Services Manager, PIOPIO.CHD57@flhealth.gov 850-564-2233Milton, Fla - The Town of Jay has been recognized as a 2019 Healthy Communities Champion by the Florida Department of Health and the Healthiest Weight Florida program. This recognition makes Jay the first local government entity of Santa Rosa County to make the list. Thirty-eight towns and counties from ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome fellowship-trained oncologist Sweta Jonnalagadda, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Jonnalagadda is board certified in internal medicine and offers quality, dedicated care to adult cancer patients. Dr. Jonnalagadda earned her medical degree at Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, Karnataka, India and ...read more
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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced the 2019/2020 season for the onsite cleanup of asphalt fragments and road base materials at the national seashore. Work began at the Perdido Key Area on Monday, November 4 and in-water asphalt and other miscellaneous non-natural debris removal at Fort Pickens began Saturday, November 16. Visitors can expect to see equipment ...read more
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Milton, FL - As flu activity begins to increase in our area, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is recommending flu shots for everyone over the age of six months. An annual flu shot can protect you, your family, and the community, and is especially important for those in high risk groups, which include children, pregnant women (or women who plan to become ...read more
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Restoration Project will Open Historic Structure to VisitorsPhase One of the Mine Loading Building Restoration has Begun at Fort Pickens Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Work has begun in the Fort Pickens Historic District to restore the historic Mine Loading Building and eventually open the building to public use. The project underway is phase one of a three phase project to stabilize and restore the ...read more
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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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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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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
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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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