Saturday, May 24, 2008

Orlando and Orange County Health

Orlando and Orange County Health
Sunshine makes people feel healthier and improves your outlook on everything. After living in Florida for 10 years, I can tell you that it’s great to wake up to a warm climate and sunshine almost year round. It makes for a positive outlook on life. What’s your mood when it’s cold, drizzling and cloudy out? Orlando’s mild weather and great lifestyle makes staying health much easier.

Orlando Regional Healthcare is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks. Their facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, and highly qualified staff distinguish Orlando Regional as a healthcare leader for two million Central Florida residents and 6,000 international visitors annually.
Statistics for Orange County. As of 2004, there are:

77 assisted living facilities

13 major hospitals

5 adult day care centers

109 health care clinics

The 1,572-bed system includes:

* Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women

* M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando

* Orlando Regional Medical Center

* Orlando Regional Lucerne Hospital

* Orlando Regional Sand Lake Hospital

* Orlando Regional South Seminole Hospital

* Orlando Regional St. Cloud Hospital

* South Lake Hospital

* Orlando Regional Healthcare Foundation

* Health Research Institute

* Graduate Medical Education

* Orlando Regional Visiting Nurse Association

Above information from: 

For specific information and address/phone number of health facilities, please go to

Orange County Health Department message:

All of us at the Orange County Health Department believe that we can make a difference as we strive to become the healthiest and safest community in Florida. Our mission is to provide leadership for superior community health promotion, protection and preparedness. We place special emphasis on health education, maternal and child health, epidemiology, environmental health, school health, dental care services, and a variety of other programs.

We hope you will become familiar with what this health department has to offer. In addition to providing information concerning our services, this site gives you the opportunity to learn about many health and safety issues. You will be able to read about the latest health tips, acquire education on parenting skills and breast feeding for healthier babies, and obtain information about environmental health issues and our many other programs. You will also find links to other health sites.

We hope you will enjoy our Website at Even more, we hope you will find this resource helpful in keeping you and your family healthy. Our experienced, dedicated staff is always available to provide you with information regarding your health and safety needs.

For hospital and medical facility names and addresses in Orange County go to: 

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