Author: Health First

After Curbside Collapse and Copter Ride James McDermott Has Remarkable Outcome at Holmes Regional

James McDermott of Melbourne believes he survived a near-death experience to bring you this important message — if you feel like your heart is in your stomach, it may not be nerves. It may be an aortic aneurysm about to rupture. […]

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HEALTH FIRST: Teacher Ambassadors Shaping Brighter Tomorrows by Providing COVID-19 Vaccine Support

Their commitment during the ’20 – ’21 school year was nothing short of heroic. Our teachers brought comfort and confidence to students and their families when they needed it most. But they’re not stopping there. […]

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HEALTH FIRST: Brevard County Mirrors Nationwide COVID-19 Vaccination Trend

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced this week more than 84 million people – roughly 25 percent of the population – have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 129 million Americans have received at least one vaccine dose, or roughly 39.5% of the total U.S. population. […]

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HEALTH FIRST: Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccine Now for Individuals 16 and Older, as Directed by the State of Florida

We are pleased to inform you that Health First has received a limited supply of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to administer to individuals 16 and older, as directed by the State of Florida. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To schedule your vaccine, please visit HF.org/staywell. […]

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HEALTH FIRST: Recovered from COVID-19? Chief Clinical Officer Still Recommends a Vaccine

For the past year, we’ve endured the uncertainty of a pandemic together. Our quest for a better tomorrow is finally getting closer as more Americans are being immunized against COVID-19. […]

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HEALTH FIRST: Afraid to Get a Colonoscopy? Experts Debunk Sterotypical Myths

Sure, people like to make jokes about colonoscopies. No one really likes to talk about getting a health screening for one of the most personal of places. But there’s nothing funny about colorectal cancer. […]

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Health First’s Monoclonal Antibodies Clinic Bolsters COVID-19 Patients’ Recovery

Like many, Brenda and her husband took every precaution while visiting their grandchildren for Christmas, so when they arrived back home safe and sound they felt relieved. […]

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Working from Home Doesn’t Have to Be a (Literal) Pain, How to Get Rid of a Few Bad Habits

Sure, the comfort of home was bliss before the pandemic – our bodies melting into soft, soothing couch cushions after a long day of work or enjoying a nice meal around the family dining room table. But our comfort areas are now doubling as our home offices, with many of us still adapting to a new work-from-home culture. […]

HEALTH & MEDICINE NEWS: Health First’s Viera Hospital to Open Labor & Delivery Unit

Health First is pleased to share that Health First’s Viera Hospital will begin offering Labor & Delivery services within the next two years. Residents have been asking for years – even before Viera Hospital opened in 2011 – when Labor & Delivery services would be available at the hospital, located in the rapidly growing Central Brevard area. […]