News for Immediate Release

Thursday, April 18, 2019
 PENSACOLA, FL, April 16, 2019: Anthony Doerr MD, of The Urology Center at Medical Center Clinic, announced that his first patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013, the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Pensacola State College and Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore have partnered for the third year to present the “Artistically Repurposed” art exhibition and auction. The exhibition and auction will be held at the Habitat’s ReStore at 6931 N. 9th Ave. The exhibition will be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 22-26, with a reception and auction set for 5-8 p.m. Friday, April ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Mueller Investigation! Come get first-hand information during the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club meeting Friday, April 19, Noon, at Skopelos - New World Landing.  Philip Crowther, White House Correspondent for France 24 and Washington correspondent for the English-language service of RFI (Radio France Internationale), will be speaking about the Mueller investigation.  He  is a multilingual ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – National Park Week kicks off this Saturday, April 20. To celebrate all national parks, including Gulf Islands National Seashore will be fee free all day. At Fort Pickens, special programming is planned from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of National Junior Ranger Day. In addition to regular programming, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. children can join the Awkward Brigade where they ...read more
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Friday, April 12, 2019
ButterBurgers and Fresh Frozen Custard Arrive in Pensacola   Pensacola, Fla. (Grassroots Newswire) April 4, 2019 -- The wait is over: Culver’s® of Pensacola will open its doors with a ribbon cutting event on Monday, April 15 at 9:00 am. Franchise owner and operator, Ralph Walker, will be on hand to cut the ribbon to the new restaurant. The restaurant, located at 4400 Bayou Blvd serves fast ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – In response to the Hepatitis A outbreak being experienced across the state, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is recommending that individuals at high-risk for contracting the disease receive the Hepatitis A vaccine.  Individuals at high-risk include:Persons who are in close contact, care for, or live with someone who has Hepatitis A (HAV)Persons ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County announces the addition of Rendi Bonner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), to its clinic staff.  Rendi graduated from South University in Savannah, Georgia in January 2018 and is board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She will see patients by ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Pensacola State College visual arts students won 58 awards at the AAF Pensacola 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala held Feb. 16 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach.   Pensacola State students earned 27 gold and 29 silver ADDYs, a Student Judges Choice and a Best of Show awards.   In the professional division, Pensacola State Marketing Department graphic designers won three silver ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STI) occur in the United States every year, costing the American healthcare system nearly $16 billion in direct medical costs alone, says a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   America’s youth shoulder a substantial burden of these infections.  The CDC estimates that half of all new STDs in ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL - Elisabeth “Lis” Jordan, health educator consultant and breastfeeding program coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) WIC program, is one of five breastfeeding educators from the State of Florida selected to attend a national breastfeeding “train-the-trainer” conference in Atlanta, Georgia, May 7-9.  The conference is sponsored by the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Milton, FL – The 2019 “Walk for Mommy & Me” will take place on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Carpenter’s Park on Munson Highway in Milton.  The walk is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County WIC Program and supports the Department of Health’s Healthiest Weight Campaign, emphasizing the importance of physical activity and good nutrition as part of a ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Healthy District Award was created by the Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools, formerly known as theFlorida Coordinated School Health Partnership, to recognize school districts that have implemented policies, practices, and procedures that support health and remove barriers to learning.  Districts interested in being recognized for their efforts work in teams to ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  Pensacola Sports is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Whataburger restaurants to sponsor the Pensacola Sports Senior Scholar Athlete Banquet on May 9, 2019.  In total more than $120,000 in scholarships will be awarded to nearly 30 senior athletes during the event.   For the sixth consecutive year, Whataburger and Pensacola Sports will award one male and one female ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 25, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group obstetrician and gynecologist Regina McCutcheon, M.D., MPH, has earned board certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Baptist Medical Group  Ladies First OBGYN is located at 3417 North 12th Ave. in Pensacola.Dr. McCutcheon received her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 18, 2019)   Baptist Health Care has named Joe Duncan as its new service line director for ENT, urology, plastic surgery and bariatrics. In his new position, Duncan will be responsible for the growth and strategic direction of these services and will also serve as operational director for the Baptist Weight Loss Center.Duncan is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Milton, Fla. —The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County recognizes the value in measuring health outcomes and today acknowledged the 2019 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This study highlights the many community factors that influence health and uses established data, much of which is available from ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 14, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group rheumatologist Eugene R. Jalbert II, D.O., MBA, has earned board certification in rheumatology from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. Baptist Medical Group  Rheumatology is located at 1717 North E St., Suite 425 in Pensacola.Dr. Jalbert earned his medical degree at Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 13, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome board-certified and fellowship-trained physician Nancy L. Ferrel, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Ferrel will serve as medical director for Baptist Occupational Health located at Baptist Medical Park  Airport (5100 North 12th Ave.) and Baptist Medical Park  Nine Mile (9400 University Parkway.) Dr. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  Game: Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m. at Pensacola State College – Hartsell Arena   On Friday, March 15, the best boys and girls senior basketball players from Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties will play in the 9th annual Subway High School All-Star Basketball Game at Pensacola State College’s Hartsell Arena. Pensacola Sports is pleased to announce this year’s coaches and rosters. ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
CatCountry 98.7’s Brent and Candy have received the ACM (Academy of Country Music) Award for Personalities of the year for the Cat Pak Morning show.  Brent previously won the ACM Personality of the Year in 2009. Brent & Candy’s Cat Pak Morning Show is “Live & Local” 5A to 10A Monday-Friday on CatCountry 98.7 and on www.CatCountry987.com.   This is the 54th Annual ACM Awards Show.  This year ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
Thirty-three Pensacola State College students were recently selected as new members of the Robinson Honors Program. These Robinson Scholars were recognized during a Feb. 19 ceremony in Chadbourne Library following a ribbon cutting for the Robinson Honors Program Learning Center – a state-of-the-art room equipped with an 86-inch interactive television with a built-in computer and an area for ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The National Park Service and HMS Ferries, Inc. have signed a 10 year concessions contract for the operation of Pensacola Bay Cruises.  HMS will immediately begin preparing for the 2019 season.  Service startup date, schedule, prices, and other details will be announced as soon as they are available.  Tickets for regular service will be all-day hop-on, hop-off, and discounts ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Pensacola Sports Adds Five Sports to DeLuna’s Beach GamesFamily Beach Sports Festival Set for April 27  Pensacola Sports is excited to announce the addition of five more sports to the DeLuna’s Beach Games.  On Saturday April 27, participants can participate in a sunrise run, putt-putt golf challenge, scavenger hunt adventure race, corn-hole tournament, and a go-cart race, in addition to an ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome Martha M. Green, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Green is a highly skilled family medicine physician who provides quality care for individuals 18 years and older.Dr. Green earned her medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey and ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  Panhandle Teen Completes Treatment of Innovative Limb Lengthening Surgery Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Pensacola Sends off Patient with Special Goodbye!   What: 16-year-oldTamyah Wilson gets a special sendoff as Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Pensacola hosts an end-of-treatment graduation and clap-out ceremony during her last patient visit. Nemours specialists have been caring ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Pensacola State College seeks nominations for 2019 Alumni Awards The Pensacola State College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Awards will be presented at the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala to be held on Saturday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola campus. “In honor of our 70th ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Pensacola State College’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program has been ranked among the best in the state and country by U.S. News and World Report. In the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs 2019 Edition” listing, Pensacola State ranked 10th in Florida and 114th nationwide for the online BSN program. To calculate the rankings, U.S. News and World Report assessed schools based on four ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Milton, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, in conjunction with the Live Well Partnership and other community organizations, released the 2019 Escambia – Santa Rosa Community Health Needs Assessment. The document identifies the top health priorities for both counties based on a community-wide survey and an analysis of each county’s leading causes of death ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome new palliative care physician P. Michael Kalis II, J.D., M.D., M.A., to its palliative care team and expansive physician network. Dr. Kalis is board certified in internal medicine and is dedicated to improving quality of life for patients who are coping with a serious illness. He will begin seeing patients during the week ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County WIC Program’s breastfeeding support group, The Milky Way, celebrated its first anniversary Thursday, January 3.  Eight new mothers, seven babies, three toddlers, and one dad celebrated with healthy snacks and shared stories about their breastfeeding journeys.   Zack Bruley, a math teacher at Navarre High School, attended with ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2019)  Baptist Health Care is pleased to welcome back fellowship-trained rheumatologist Neilia-Kay McGill, D.O., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. McGill is a highly skilled rheumatologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases that affect the joints, muscles and bones at Baptist Medical Group  Rheumatology.  Dr. McGill earned her ...read more
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Tuesday, January 08, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Pediatric craniofacial surgeon Aaron Wallender, MD, DDS, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional physician network. Dr. Wallender will perform surgeries at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart and will see patients from his new office on the Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola campus at 1657 Trinity Drive. Dr. Wallender is the only pediatric craniofacial ...read more
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