Hometown Health Headlines

June 2018

These are some of the top stories making Hometown Health Headlines in Lake County:

  • Orlando Health, South Lake Hospital is welcoming patients through their newly expanded emergency room entrance. 
  • Lake County is reminding residents of the health risks associated with mosquitoes, this summer. The county is currently hitting the road with its A1 mister, an industrial blower which can cover larger areas with mosquito repellent.
  • The Adventist Health System, which includes Florida Hospital Waterman, has been recognized as the 2018 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare, by Becker’s Hospital Review.

May 2018

These are some of the top stories making Hometown Health Headlines in Lake County:

  • Over 400 people are expected to turn out for the annual Lake-Sumter “March for Babies” event on Saturday, May 5th. Proceeds raised from March for Babies will go to serve families struggling with pre-term births and their complications.
  • Lifestream Behavioral Center is adding a crisis stabilization unit at the South Lake Hospital campus, next year.  The new center will have at least 5 beds and be used for patients who are involuntarily hospitalized under the state’s Baker Act.

A recent movie screening at The AMC Lake Square 12 in Leesburg aimed to open up communication and information about mental health and suicide. The hour and a half long film, Ripple Effect, chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.