Infection-Prevention Tips for Area Essential Businesses and Their Customers

For Essential Businesses, we want to ensure that business owners in our community as well as their employees and customers stay safe and healthy. As such, the clinical leaders at Lakeland Regional Health have long been experts in Infectious Disease Prevention and want to provide you with suggestions to create and maintain a safe work […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Confirms Nurse Practitioner Tests Positive for COVID-19

Lakeland, FL – On the evening of March 31, 2020, the Florida Department of Health notified Lakeland Regional Health that an employed Nurse Practitioner tested presumptive positive for COVID-19. The provider is doing well, recovering at home in isolation, and thankful for the support received. Lakeland Regional Health has notified a small number of patients […]

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COVID-19 Press Conference

Media Advisory Lakeland, FL – We were notified by the Florida Department of Health this morning of a COVID-19 positive presumptive result for an 88-year-old male under our care who is in stable condition. The Department of Health will notify exposed individuals in the community and investigate the possible source of the infection while providing […]

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Child Safety Tips While Social Distancing

By JENNIFER CIPRIANO With many schools and childcare facilities closed in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, parents and caregivers are keeping children home to minimize exposure and practice social distancing. While we often consider our homes a safe place, being vigilant about protecting children in our homes should be a […]

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LRH and City of Lakeland Team Up To Enhance Behavioral Health Services for Community

New Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness Set to Open in 2021 Lakeland, FL – The City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health are pleased to announce today an unprecedented investment in our community aimed to lift up those with behavioral health needs and help lessen their distress and challenges. Good behavioral health means a […]

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Furniture Tip-Overs Can Injure – and Sometimes Kill – Children

By JENNIFER CIPRIANO As parents and caregivers, we strive to keep our children safe in our homes. We go to great lengths installing home safety measures such as gates for stairwells, cabinet locks, door alarms, outlet covers and more to ensure our child’s safety. But what about anchoring TVs and furniture to prevent tip-over accidents? […]

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