February 2018 Hometown Health Headlines

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

The flu season is in full swing, and health care providers are seeing a dramatic rise in flu activity across the county.

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is urging residents to get their flu shots, saying there are still weeks of flu activity to come. Flu Shot Locator

The Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps or RAM will be arriving in the beginning of March to provide free medical, dental and vision care to the residents of Lake County.

And employees at Florida Hospital Waterman donated over $127,000 to the hospital during its Employee Giving Campaign.

The funds go to support a range of initiatives including the Community Primary Health Clinic, the Employee Assistance Program, and the Florida Hospital Waterman Mission Teams.

The hospital is also under construction to expand its Emergency Services Department in an effort to accommodate a growing Lake County.

Click here if you’d like to help by donating to the Florida Hospital Waterman Foundation.