Category Archives: Health Care

Winter Haven Hospital Announces $51 Million in Investment

Winter Haven Hospital has some big plans. Yesterday, Steve Nierman, President of Winter Haven Hospital (WHH), presented the plans for Phase 1 of a major expansion to the Winter Haven Economic Development Council, totaling a $51 million investment. Now that’s a big … Continue reading

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Winter Haven once again named a State Surgeon General Healthy Weight Community Champion

The City of Winter Haven has been recognized, again, as Healthy Weight Community Champion. This designation was put in place by the State to show commitment to making Florida the healthiest state in the nation and the city is being … Continue reading

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Winter Haven’s Award Winning Best Places to Work!

Polk Works has presented its 2012 edition of the Best Places to Work and Winter Haven is home to some notable winners …       Not Pictured: LEGOLAND Florida was recognized with a Workhorse Champion Award for bringing 1300 … Continue reading

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Watson Clinic Opens Haven Primary Care Facility

Watson Clinic has opened a new medical clinic in Winter Haven exclusively for Blue Cross and Blue Shield members. Open for patient appointments beginning Monday, June 25, Better Now Health Center is a primary care facility serving Blue Cross and Blue … Continue reading

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Looking to the Future: Let YOUR Voice Be Heard!

Aspire: • To have a great ambition or ultimate goal; desire strongly. • To strive toward an end. • To soar.                                        – American Heritage … Continue reading

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Urgent Care Center to Open on First Street, South

New Medical Offices On the Way … Renovations are underway on the former location of Long’s Hallmark Gift Shop. Originally built for use as a savings and loan it was converted for gift shop use as the Winter Haven Mall … Continue reading

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Citrus Classic 5K Has Home at LEGOLAND Florida

A very special Citrus Classic 5K run awaits you. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of LEGOLAND Florida including trip beneath the magnificent Banyan Tree. See the map below for registration times and the route. Get your own map here:    Citrus … Continue reading

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Medical Facility to Transform Downtown Winter Haven Site

This 22,404 square foot building is a two story medical office building to be constructed along U.S. 17 just north of Central Avenue on what was formerly the drive thru teller windows for Bank of America some 10 years ago. … Continue reading

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Winter Haven Forms Economic Development Council

Winter Haven Business Leaders and City Officials announced this week the formation of an Economic Development Council (EDC) for Winter Haven in response to a year-long study by economic development consultants. Angeleu Economics recommended an EDC to help create jobs, … Continue reading

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Haven Heart Surgeons Among States Top Five Groups

The September 2011 issue of Consumer Reports contains a report on how well heart surgeons perform state by state. The ratings “allow you to compare surgical groups that perform heart bypass surgery based on overal performance, complications and other quality … Continue reading

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