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St. Joseph's Hospital-North to host heart health event

St. Joseph's Hospital-North to host heart health event

 

Lutz, Fla. -- St. Joseph’s Hospital-North will commemorate American Heart Month with an event focused on heart health on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Open House at New Health Center in Dade City

Open House at New Health Center in Dade City

Dade City, Florida - Premier Community Healthcare Group is hosting an event to celebrate the Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of their new facility.

The public is invited to the Dade City Family Fealth Care Center on Dec. 15 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

The new center is located at 14027 5th Street.

Stop by and enjoy holiday refreshments and check out the new facility.

For more information, visit www.premierhc.org.

Want to quit smoking?

Want to quit smoking?

New Port Richey, Florida -- Are you ready to quit smoking?

As part of the Great American Smoke-out, here's your chance to kick the habit with tons of help..... for FREE.

As part of the effort, you can start attending a local Monday Quit Smoking Support Group at the Pasco County Health Department.

It now happens Mondays from 1 - 2 p.m.

It's taking place at 10841 Little Road in New Port Richey.

There will be free tobacco cessation supplies, brochures, posters and window clings for your office,, business or school.

Local toddler faces bone marrow transplant

Local toddler faces bone marrow transplant

Port Richey -- A local family is struggling as their 2-year-old son faces a heartbreaking health battle.

The sweet-faced toddler, Recolon Anthony Jumpp, Jr., was born with a very rare blood disease called Thalassemia Major and now requires a bone marrow transplant.

Free weekends at the YMCA

Free weekends at the YMCA

Pasco County - Time to spend some time at the YMCA - for FREE!

In honor of National Family Health Month, the Y is offering free weekend access to its facilities throughout October.

Try out the pool or the fitness center, or any of the programs for children at no cost.

Just for stopping by, residents can receive an extra three-day guest pass.

Plus, if you decide to purchase a membership, select locations will waive the join fee this month if you make a donation of canned goods.

Free HIV testing in Pasco

Free HIV testing in Pasco

Pasco County – The Pasco County Health Department will begin to provide free Oral HIV testing on October 12, 2011 and continue on the second Wednesday of every month. 

Testing will be available at our Little Road Clinic located at 10841 Little Road in New Port Richey. 

Testing will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be done on a walk-in basis.  Testing is confidential. 

Results will be available in 20 minutes while you wait. For more information call (727) 861-5250 ext.177

Lap Band Seminar coming to Dade City

Lap Band Seminar coming to Dade City

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco Regional Medical Center is holding an event to offer information on LAP-BAND surgery.

The next information session is October 5 at 6:00 p.m at Pasco Regional Medical Center, 13100 Fort King Road, Education Suite 108 in Dade City.

"Are you more than 100 pounds over your ideal weight?  Are you concerned about your health?