The ShopTalk program, focusing on men of color, offers health screenings and information about preventive care.
Swedish construction firm Skanska is building the $109 million, 302-bed hospital which is scheduled to open in 2026.
Timothy Tallmadge, 33, was on the loose for three hours near LRHMC.
Lakeland has a limited number of urologists who offer the procedure, which has increased in popularity since the reversal of Roe v. Wade.
The U.S. Justice Department said LRH made “improper donations” in order to receive matching funds from the Medicaid program.
Construction starts early next year on the facility, which will have access from South Florida Avenue and County Road 540A.
Workers have already begun building Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center’s satellite site at Kathleen Road and Interstate 4, but now Polk County’s first hospital got a green light from city commissioners Monday to double the square footage to add an emergency room and possibly a nursing home on the 20-acre site.
In the next few weeks, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center’s Behavioral Health unit will leave two cramped spaces in a building that is more than 50 years old and move into a new, $46 million facility filled with natural light, artwork, special in-patient units, and multiple courtyards.
Lakeland Regional Health is participating in a national study to determine the effectiveness of ivermectin and two other prescription drugs in treating COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms, The Ledger reports. Qualifying patients are offered the chance to participate at the emergency room, and those who agree receive the drugs or a placebo at […]