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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.

Ocala Health nursing units recognized for excellent care

Ocala Health has earned three Unit of Distinction Awards in an annual program that recognizes and rewards exemplary nursing units at HCA Healthcare affiliate facilities.
Boys and Girls Club of Marion County

Boys and Girls Club of Marion Counties hosting free health and wellness event

The Boys and Girls Club of Marion Counties along with Reach Aim Motivate And Lead Educational and Social Services, Inc. (R.A.M.A.L) are partnering to host a free event for the Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise family. Read more and find out details.

Despite resident outcry, City Council approves fluoridation in Ocala’s water supply

Despite multiple residents expressing their desire to see the city of Ocala end its fluoridation practices, members of the City Council approved an amendment that makes the city adhere to the state of Florida's levels of fluoridation.
Trinity Catholic School in Ocala, Florida

Clinic offering free dental, eye, and medical exams to uninsured residents

An Ocala Clinic will offer free dental, eye, and medical exams and prescriptions this month to uninsured, underinsured, and low-income residents as part of a monthly series.
World No Tobacco Day

Quitdoc Foundation spotlights tobacco use, lung health for ‘World No Tobacco Day’

To celebrate "World No Tobacco Day" this Friday, May 31, the Quitdoc Foundation will spotlight tobacco and lung health. 
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Summer break spots offer free food to hungry students

Marion County Public Schools reminds the community it offers nutritious meals so students are fueled to learn and grow in its summer meal program. The...

Ocala Health announces ambitious expansion plan for West Marion Community Hospital

Ocala Health announced plans Tuesday for an additional expansion project at West Marion Community Hospital that includes 13,000 square feet of new space.
Trinity Catholic School in Ocala, Florida

Clinic offering free dental, eye, and medical exams to uninsured and underinsured residents

An Ocala Clinic will offer free dental, eye, and medical exams and prescriptions this month to uninsured, underinsured, and low income residents as part...
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Youth e-cigarette use central theme of ‘Tobacco Free’ week in Marion County

The federal government declared youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, a nationwide epidemic. In light of these concerns and the misinformation surrounding this topic, the Bureau...

Marion County pushing vaccinations after alarming rise in hepatitis A cases

Marion County has seen 54 cases of hepatitis A since the beginning of January and health officials are encouraging residents to get vaccinated for the virus.

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