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Latest health news and information in Ocala, Florida. News and press releases from Ocala Health, Advent Health, Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala Regional Medical Center.

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Car seat checks, classes offered by the Department of Health in Marion County

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is reminding residents to take advantage of the free car seat checks and classes that the organization offers. 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Tuscawilla Park on Sept 21

Walk to End Alzheimers is coming to Ocala in September and will be held at Tuscawilla Park.
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Diabetes, diet expert giving free lecture at IHMC on Sept 12

Andrew Koutnik, diabetes and diet expert will be giving a free lecture at the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition.
E.D. Croskey Recreation Center in Ocala, Florida

City hosting free ‘Fit in the Park’ series beginning Sept 5

The City of Ocala hosting Fit in the Park: Healthy Choice series at the Ed Croskey Community Center.

Marion County Heart Walk coming to Baseline Road Trailhead on Sept 28

The 2019 Marion County Heart Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Baseline Road Trailhead (4225 SE 58th Ave). The race starts at 7:30 a.m.
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Health inspector shuts down popular Ocala eatery over roaches and rodent droppings

A popular downtown Ocala restaurant was forced to temporarily close its doors on a recent afternoon after a health inspector found 11 violations – three of which were deemed high priority.
Southeastern Livestock Pavilion

UF/IFAS hosting ‘Locally Grown’ series to promote healthy Florida lifestyle

UF/IFAS is hosting a health series to promote a healthy Florida lifestyle at the Marion County Extension Service.

Alzheimer’s Association hosting monthly support group for caregivers

The Alzheimers Association is hosting monthly support group meetings for caregivers every 3rd Tuesday at The Windsor of Ocala.

Ocala Health using automated, real time system to detect sepsis early and help save...

Ocala Health announced the successful implementation of an automated, real-time system to more quickly identify patients with sepsis, allowing caregivers to intervene quickly to save lives.
Crystal Winslett Kirkland

Local business owner down 95 pounds after Fitkitmeal meal preparation

A local business owner is practicing what she preaches after using Fitkitmeal, a local company that offers meal preparation and delivery services in Ocala, to help her lose and keep off 95 pounds.

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