Feature Story and Photos By Larry H. Oskin The Florida Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centers has successfully grown by offering premier quality professional and cosmetic dermatology with skin cancer treatments here in Central Florida. These comprehensive dermatology centers are growing daily...
VITAS® Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, has awarded a $75,000 grant to Lake-Sumter State College’s newly approved nursing program to reduce the financial burden for students in Lake and Sumter counties who pursue a bachelor’s degree...
Lake County Office of EMS District Chief of Training Jonathan Carey was recognized at today’s Lake County Board of County Commissioners meeting for the life-saving training he recently provided to the Lake County Tax Collector’s Office. The Lake County Tax...
Lake-Sumter State College and the LSSC Foundation dedicated the Ann Dupée Nursing Simulation Center on the South Lake campus, Monday, September 9.  The late Ann Dupee hated to miss any event and some who attended the dedication ceremony said...
In Florida, raccoons, bats, foxes, and unvaccinated cats are the animals most frequently diagnosed with rabies. Other animals that are at high risk for rabies include skunks, otters, coyotes, bobcats, and stray or unvaccinated cats, dogs, and ferrets.  Each...
The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) emphasizes the importance of protecting against mosquito-borne diseases.  DOH-Lake works with partner agencies, including the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, mosquito control...
Erin Garcia, MSN, RN was recently promoted to Director of Cornerstone Hospice’s Hospice Houses. Garcia, who joined the organization four years ago and most recently was the Assistant Hospice House Director, will oversee operations of Cornerstone’s four hospice Houses and...
John A. Moore, Senior Vice President Orlando Health, President South Lake Hospital, shared a healthcare update on Friday, June 21 at the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast. Some of the interesting items touched upon: Three emergency care facilities are located...
During Florida’s rainy season, outdoor activities often go hand-in-hand with the buzz of disease-carrying mosquitoes. Lake County Mosquito & Aquatic Plant Management is reminding residents of the health risks associated with mosquitoes as they become more active in the...
The Leapfrog Group, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and IBM Watson Health have noted Orlando Health hospitals for their patient safety, overall quality, and inpatient mortality outcomes. Spring 2019 grades, released by the patient-safety advocates at...
In just one year, Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion-Blue Cedar has become of vital importance to the community, serving more than 11,000 patients between the emergency room and outpatient services. On June 6 members of the South...
Drs. Saranita and Paez of South Lake Pain Institute of Clermont and Orlando recently broke ground on a multidisciplinary out-patient surgical center in partnership with Orlando Health South Lake Hospital. The opening of this new out-patient surgical care facility...
Lake Technical College is proud to announce the addition of the new Patient Care Technician program. This is a 600-hour Pell Grant eligible program that can be completed in approximately 20 weeks. Students will learn:   Professional ethics and legal responsibilities  ...
submitted by Sharon Wagner Taking care of our health is vital at any age, especially during our Golden Years. Studies have shown that one-third of our medical costs occur during middle age, and that amount increases to one-half during our...
Lake County’s Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is now training on a pediatric simulator, allowing the EMS staff the ability to practice their response on a child who may be experiencing a medical emergency. Our pediatric simulator produces a...
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