Hometown Health Headlines

Hometown Health Headlines - November 2020

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

  • The Florida Department of Health is reminding residents to get their flu shots. 
  • U.S. News & World Report has recognized UF Health Leesburg Hospital for heart bypass surgery as well as the care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. 
  • University of Florida researchers have launched an effort to build a smart watch app that will potentially reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Hometown Health Headlines - October 2020

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

  • Hospitals in Florida say they have collectively lost nearly 4 billion dollars over the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Results from a study on food insecurity are out, and it shows an upward trend in our area.
  • Florida pharmacists and physicians continue to lock horns over which medical treatments patients will be able to receive at their local pharmacy.