Hometown Health Headlines - October 2018

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

  • The Florida Adult Tobacco Survey found that 13% of Floridians are smoking, on average, 14 and a half cigarettes each day. That’s more than smokers nationally who reported smoking almost 11 and a half cigarettes a day.
  • LifeStream Behavioral Center will soon be providing substance abuse and mental health services for the residents of Citrus County.  
  • Florida Hospital Waterman’s ongoing construction to expand its Emergency Department is in full swing. The new ED tower is expected to open in April of 2019 with renovations to the existing ED space completed in November 2019.