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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Lakeland Regional Health and Watson Clinic Innovate to Make Medical Care Safe for the Community

Lakeland, FL – Today, Lakeland Regional Health and Watson Clinic announced unprecedented efforts to ensure medical care remains safe for this community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are so grateful for the way our team, our colleagues and our community have come together to care for those affected by COVID-19,” said Danielle Drummond, MS, FACHE, Lakeland Regional […]

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Lakeland Regional Health
Earns ‘B’ Grade on Leapfrog
Hospital Safety Scorecard

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to announce it earned a B on the Hospital Safety Scorecard from the Leapfrog Group today. This is the sixth time it earned a grade of “B” or higher in the last five years. “Our physicians, clinicians, and our entire team at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center continue to provide […]

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Lakeland Regional Health
Debuts Emergency Department
Call-Ahead Service

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center is pleased to now offer Call-Ahead Service for those visiting both the Main Emergency Department and the Children’s Emergency Department, beginning Monday, April 20, 2020. In addition to enhancing a patient’s experience in the Emergency Department, this new service offers another layer of safety during pandemics like […]

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Lakeland Regional Health
Launches One-of-a-Kind
COVID-19 Telehealth Service

Lakeland, FL – As Lakeland Regional Health continues to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the not-for-profit health system is pleased to launch a dedicated COVID-19 Telehealth Service, beginning Sunday, April 19, 2020. “At Lakeland Regional Health, we are committed to the safety and well-being of our patients, their families and our entire community,” said […]

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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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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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