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Changing lives one dog at a time
Wed  Oct 19 2016 08:30AM
Free service dogs and training are available for a limited number of qualifying disabled veterans in Polk County. “We only have enough money to help about a dozen veterans or … read more.
Medical office is now largest building in Winter Haven
Wed  Oct 19 2016 08:30AM
Six/Ten, LLC, a Winter Haven commercial and multifamily developer, has teamed up with Bond Building Partnership, LLP to build a new 36,000 square foot, three-story medical office building for Bond … read more.
Signing bonus to be offered to nurses
Wed  Oct 12 2016 08:30AM
Lake Wales Medical Center has planned a recruitment fair for Registered Nurses from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Four Ten Café inside the hospital. Full-time and PRN positions are available. … read more.
Mako Robotic
Wed  Oct 12 2016 08:30AM
Breast cancer awareness walk coming
Wed  Oct 5 2016 08:30AM
The public is invited to Flight for the Cure, a breast cancer awareness walk and 5K Fun Run, on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Lake Wales Municipal Airport, 440 S. Airport Road … read more.
Orthopedic Robotics coming to Heart of Florida
Wed  Oct 5 2016 08:30AM
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center welcomes Dr. Abhijit Manaswi as a newly recruited physician in Orthopedic Surgery. Manaswi is the first in his specialty to bring orthopedic robotics to … read more.
Gala proceeds to help heart lab
Wed  Sep 28 2016 08:30AM
Polk County’s signature black-tie event, the Winter Haven Hospital Foundation Gala, is planned Nov. 10 and to celebrate the 27th anniversary, the event will take place again at the Winter Haven … read more.
BayCare names VP for Bartow, Winter Haven hospitals
Wed  Sep 21 2016 08:30AM
Bartow Regional Medical Center and Winter Haven Hospital hired Dr. Khurram Kamran as the vice president of physician services. Kamran comes from Toledo, Ohio, where he served as the senior … read more.
Watson opens flu clinic for patients
Wed  Sep 14 2016 08:30AM
Watson Clinic now offers flu vaccinations through their primary care physician offices, and a series of flu clinics, which are currently open across many of their most popular and convenient … read more.
Cornerstone Hospice seeking volunteers
Wed  Sep 7 2016 10:00AM
You can make a big difference for someone who needs a helping hand when you volunteer for Cornerstone Hospice. Just keeping someone company, walking a dog and running errands are … read more.
Our Hands campaign aims to save lives
Wed  Oct 19 2016 08:30AM
While breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent when it is detected early. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, … read more.
Lakeland Regional Health, Mayo Clinic Care Network partners
Wed  Oct 5 2016 08:30AM
Lakeland Regional Health is now a partner with the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The announcement of this came at a press conference last Wednesday, Sept. 28, held at the Lakeland Regional … read more.
Take advantage of the goodness of apples
Wed  Oct 12 2016 08:30AM
Ahh! Fresh apples! Apple season is here and with it come the joys and benefits of consuming this pretty, crunchy, and sweet fruit. Some 7,500 varieties are grown worldwide for … read more.
The value of The Medical Reserve Corps
Wed  Oct 5 2016 08:30AM
When it comes to preparing and managing incidents and outbreaks, the Florida Department of Health in Polk County is equipped with one of the county’s most valuable resources: the Polk … read more.
Red Cabbage: An overlooked superfood
Wed  Oct 5 2016 08:30AM
To paraphrase movie star Rodney Dangerfield: “Red cabbage doesn’t get no respect!” Red cabbage is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family which includes green cabbage, broccoli, Bok choy, Brussels … read more.
Bingo, barbecue and remember when
Wed  Sep 28 2016 08:30AM
It was bingo and barbecue and a lot of “remember when”s on Saturday when the Mulberry Kiwanis club honored seniors at their 20-something-ish celebration and veneration of some of the … read more.
Wed  Sep 21 2016 08:30AM
A 16-year-old girl from Wahneta decided to donate her long, black hair while volunteering at the ninth annual A Day of Pampering from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Belk … read more.
County fighting to stay ahead of Zika
Wed  Sep 14 2016 08:30AM
While the statewide flap over the Zika virus ranges from tourism business losses to environmental concerns over sprays being used in the Miami-Dade area, in Polk, the county’s forces continue … read more.
Same day surgery center breaks ground
Wed  Sep 7 2016 09:58AM
On Wednesday, Aug. 31, scores of area residents jammed into the lobby of the Heart of Florida Hospital’s annex building to see officials turn dirt marking the onset of construction … read more.
TVs donated to seniors at Haines City Health Center
Wed  Sep 7 2016 09:58AM
Improving the lives of people by performing acts of charity is what the Knights of Columbus Council is all about. Knights of Columbus Council 7091 of Cypress Gardens demonstrated its … read more.