Seminole Recreation hosts its Fit Over 50 Health and Wellness Expo Thursday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N.
If you haven’t gotten around to getting your annual flu vaccination, you still have time. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to recommend influenza vaccination as long as flu viruses are circulating.
AdventHealth recently signed an agreement for the purchase of all of the assets of Tampa Bay Mobile Mammography, a provider of 3D mobile mammography services to more than 700 locations in the Tampa Bay and Sarasota areas including schools, government agencies, corporations and health care clinics.
LARGO — A new music therapy-based educational series for caregivers will be presented Thursday, Nov. 14, at Elmcroft of Pinecrest, 1150 Eighth Ave. SW, Largo.
LARGO — A new music therapy-based educational series for caregivers will be presented beginning Thursday, Oct. 10, at Elmcroft of Pinecrest, 1150 Eighth Ave. SW, Largo.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County announced Sept. 30 that a food service worker in St. Petersburg has tested positive for hepatitis A.
DUNEDIN — The Arlete Rocha Foundation for the Deaf will host Dining with Dale on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Dunedin Golf Club, 1050 Palm Blvd., Dunedin.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees has declared a public health emergency to address the increasing number of hepatitis A cases in the state due to the current national outbreak. Rivkees’ declaration builds on the public health advisory the state issued last November and ree…
CLEARWATER — Make A Difference Fishing Tournament Inc. will host a Benefit Auction and Casino Night on Saturday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m., at the Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater.
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System recently announced that all its campuses will be smoke-free for patients, visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors beginning Oct. 1.
ST. PETERSBURG — This spring, Northside Hospital welcomed a new chief executive officer when Valerie Powell-Stafford joined the staff. She started her new role April 1.
LARGO — Two Sunstar Paramedics employees recently received the American Ambulance Association’s Stars of Life award.
For counselor Matt Fahy, role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons aren’t just pieces on a board. They are tools to help teach children or adults with autism or social anxiety how to succeed at the game of life.
LARGO — Largo Medical Center is the only hospital in Pinellas County approved by Det Norske Veritas Healthcare Inc. and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to implant a device restoring blood flow throughout the body for those with advanced heart failure and for those who have exh…
GULFPORT — The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Gulfport.
DUNEDIN — As June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce is joining with the Alzheimer’s Association in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by encouraging local businesses to “Paint Dunedin Purple” and help raise $10,000 for the Alzheimer’s care, support a…
Moffitt Cancer Center and AdventHealth are working together to open an outpatient cancer center on the campus of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel in Pasco County.
MADEIRA BEACH — The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has identified a case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Madeira Beach.
The Pinellas school year is winding up, but it's not too early for families in need to get a jump on next year by taking care of their child's health screenings starting on June 17.
The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker at Arby's Restaurant in Clearwater.
The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is investigating a measles case in a 72-year-old male with international travel to Asia.
ST. PETERSBURG — Palms of Pasadena Hospital emergency room patient George Chiodo recently made a return trip to the hospital to show his gratitude to Mike Jones, a paramedic.
GULFPORT — Hundreds of runners and walkers will take to the streets of Gulfport in celebration of peace, love and goodwill at the fourth annual Hippie Dash, set for Saturday, May 4, 7:45 a.m.
SAFETY HARBOR — The Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce will present the sixth annual Health & Wealth Expo on Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N. Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor.
LARGO — Adam Rudd, the new CEO of Largo Medical Center, is in his 40s but he has the look of a man who has had little time to unpack.
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The Greater Seminole Chamber of Commerce will host its 2019 Health & Wellness Expo Friday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Peacock Center, 8324 112th St.
The overall health of Pinellas County’s residents is continuing to improve, according to the 10th annual County Health Rankings released March 19 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
SAFETY HARBOR — With the recent opening of a 952-space parking garage and elevated pedestrian walkway, Mease Countryside Hospital has completed the first phase of its $156 million expansion project that will allow the hospital to better serve the growing community.
Several fundraising events will be held for Children’s Organ Transplant Association in honor of Michael Angelo, a St. Petersburg-area child who needs a liver transplant.
LARGO — Love can transcend borders and defy expectations. Just ask Joe Ferraro, whose motivation to help his niece has crossed state lines and galvanized a community of volunteers.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System’s C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center will host the annual Veterans Creative Arts Competition on Thursday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the JC Cobb room on the first floor of the main medical center building.
SEMINOLE – The city of Seminole Recreation Division will host its 18th annual Fit Over 50 Health and Wellness Expo on Thursday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N., Seminole.
CLEARWATER – Patients and visitors to BayCare hospitals can now use their smartphones to find the destination within the hospital. BayCare has completed the launch of BayCare Compass, an indoor mobile wayfinding app that provides “turn by turn” directions to publicly available locations.
The board of directors for OneBlood Inc., the not-for-profit blood center serving Florida as well as areas of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama; and the board of directors for Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Inc., the not-for-profit blood center that operates in the Carolinas, rece…
OneBlood, the local not-for-profit blood center serving Florida and other parts of the southeast, is leading a worldwide search to find some of the rarest blood in the world. It’s needed to help save 2-year-old Zainab, a South Florida girl who is battling neuroblastoma, a very aggressive for…
ST. PETE BEACH - The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County announced Nov. 5 that a positive case of hepatitis A has been identified in a food service worker in St. Pete Beach.
Joan Miller and Christina Levy were recognized by the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County as the 2018 Employee of the Year and the 2018 Nurse of the Year at an all-staff training Oct. 15.
The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is recommending prevention and vaccination to combat a rise in hepatitis A cases in the county as well as in nearby areas of the state.
PALM HARBOR – Care Placement Home Health Agency is hosting its second annual Cans for Cookies food drive. Owner Ruth Fanovich has been a longtime supporter of the Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center.
CLEARWATER – During the recent RCS Pinellas annual board retreat, six area leaders from the business community were voted in as members of the organization’s board of directors.
TAMPA – The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Tampa Bay area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive in Tampa.
The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County announced Oct. 3 that it is investigating two cases of legionellosis within the same apartment community. Per Florida Statute, the department does not disclose the locations of active investigations.