Lakeland Regional Health’s Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness To Resume Development

Lakeland, FL– In November 2019, the City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health announced an unprecedented investment in our community aimed to lift up those with behavioral health needs and help lessen their distress and challenges. The project, which was slated for completion in 2021, was temporarily put on hold to focus efforts on the COVID-19 pandemic. Lakeland […]

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Lakeland Regional Health to Open County’s Only High-Acuity Intensive Care Unit

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to now be able to offer families in Polk County and surrounding communities the ease and peace of mind of high-level intensive care for their children right here in Lakeland, beginning September 1, 2020. A 12-bed high-acuity Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is ready to open at the Carol Jenkins […]

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Lakeland Regional Health to Open County’s Only High-Acuity Intensive Care Unit

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to now be able to offer families in Polk County and surrounding communities the ease and peace of mind of high-level intensive care for their children right here in Lakeland, beginning September 1, 2020. A 12-bed high-acuity Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is ready to open at the Carol Jenkins Barnett […]

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New Scalp Cooling System First One in Lakeland For Chemotherapy Patients

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health’s Hollis Cancer Center is pleased to now offer Cold Caps to reduce hair loss in patients receiving certain chemotherapy drugs – the only health system to offer this service in Lakeland. Hair loss, one of the side effects from chemotherapy treatment, can be overwhelming for patients working to conquer cancer. […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Collaborates With Southeastern
University to Foster Student Wellness

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Southeastern University to provide medical care for its student population, beginning in fall 2020. Lakeland Regional Health works hard to ensure the health and wellness of local college students, staffing clinics on several campuses in the area. “Lakeland Regional Health is committed to strengthening […]

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks LRH Medical Center No. 1 in Polk County and No. 15 in Florida

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center was ranked Polk County’s No. 1 hospital as part of U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital Rankings, released today. LRH Medical Center also ranked No. 15 in Florida, up from No. 21 in 2019. “Our Oncology, Heart, Orthopedic teams work diligently to deliver the best […]

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LRH Medical Center Recognized by Newsweek As One of Country’s Best Maternity Care Hospitals

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center earned a prestigious spot on Newsweek’sBest Maternity Care Hospitals, released on July 21, 2020. The Medical Center is one of only six Florida hospitals on the list, which features a total of 231 hospitals throughout the United States. “We are proud to be nationally recognized for the […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Relocates Drive-Thru Testing Center, Respiratory Care Center

Lakeland, FL – Starting next week, Lakeland Regional Health will be relocating its much-needed Drive-Thru Testing Center and Respiratory Care Center to continue providing integral COVID-19 care to the community. Effective June 22, 2020, the Drive-Thru Testing Center will begin testing patients in Parking Lot N13 just north of the Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center Campus, […]

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