Suwannee, FLLake City Reporter

Vaccine rates lagging

Vaccination rates in Columbia, Hamilton, Suwannee more than 20% behind state average. Joel Rosenfeld didn’t have to go far to find reasons for not receiving the covid-19 vaccine. The North Florida Pharmacy owner just turned to a few of his employees Monday to get their thoughts. …
Lake City, FLWCJB

Lake City Medical Center is adding $36 million in upgrades

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - Lake City Medical Center is investing even more millions into their facility. The hospital is announcing $36,000,000 in upgrades to the facility. That’s on top of the $10,000,000 invested over the last six months. The money will be used to add 10 hospital beds to...
Lake City, FLWCJB

Lake City Medical Center starts multi-million dollar expansion projects

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) -Access to healthcare is growing in Columbia County as Lake City Medical Center gears up for another multi-million dollar expansion. The hospital is wrapping up a new wing that adds 12beds for in-patient services. In phase two, $36 million will add 10 extra in-patient beds and 18 more emergency room beds.

Immediate jeopardy at Lake Park

This is the fourth in a series of articles on the findings of deficiencies at Lake Park of Madison. These deficiencies were noted in inspection reports obtained by Greene Publishing, Inc. The reports were provided by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). The latest findings on Lake Park of...
Lake City, FLLake City Reporter

LCMC set to expand ER, bed capacity

The changing look of Lake City Medical Center continues. As a $9 million, 12-bed expansion winds down this month, the hospital has announced an additional $36 million expansion to the hospital’s…
Lake City, FLWCJB

Lake City Medical Center is looking for a new CEO

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - The Lake City Medical Center is searching for a new CEO. The hospital announced CEO Rick Naegler is stepping down after accepting another position with a hospital in Missouri. Jill Adam the hospital’s CFO will serve as interim CEO while a national search starts to...
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First Coast News

Lake City police officer diagnosed with cancer; community raises funds to help

LAKE CITY, Fla. — An online fundraiser for a Lake City Police Department officer diagnosed with cancer is raising money to support her while she "kicks cancer's butt." According to the GoFundMe campaign description, 23-year-old Taylor Sapp was diagnosed with lymphoma and is taking some time from serving her city while she recovers. Sapp is described as a "loving daughter, sister and friend" who has accomplished many of her goals in life and is well on her way to knocking out her other goals.
Madison, FLWCTV

Possible bacterial contamination of Withlacoochee River prompts Health Alert

MADISON, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida Department of Health in Hamilton and Madison counties have issued a joint health alert for residents near the Withlacoochee River due to a possible bacterial contamination of the river. According to the alert, until further information is known regarding this possible contamination, those in...