Category: Health

First Lady Casey DeSantis, Cabinet Members Meet To Discuss Alarming Increase in Youth Suicide

First Lady Casey DeSantis, as chair of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, led Cabinet members in a discussion of the alarming increase in youth suicide and called for members to work with their agencies to develop new ideas to amplify and analyze the state’s response to the epidemic.

Health First to Relocate Cape Canaveral Hospital to Merritt Island, Open Three New Wellness Villages

Health First is pleased to announce plans to open three wellness villages in Merritt Island, Melbourne, and Palm Bay, providing convenient access to wellness and health services for Space Coast families.

Courtenay Springs Village To Host Glass Art Class Nov. 21 to Benefit Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation

Courtenay Springs Village on Merritt Island will host an evening of painting, refreshments and good times, all to support a great cause. The event will be held on Thursday, November 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Courtenay Springs Village, located at 1200 S. Courtenay Parkway on Merritt Island.

CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIAN: Brevard’s Bruce Buggs Never Hesitates for Those in Need

Bruce Buggs never hesitates for those in need, whether it is assisting someone with a startup business or helping the homeless. He is a true philanthropist as he has donated time, materials, funds and labor to the renovations and upkeep of several places within the community, including Full Gospel Deliverance Church, In Season Ministries, South Brevard Ministerial Alliance, Cocoa Hill Cemetery, as well as several other historical cemeteries.

CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIAN: Evan Ernst is Co-Founder, Executive Director of ‘Who We Play For’

Evan Ernst is the co-founder and executive director of Who We Play For. In five years, the organization has blossomed into an energetic force for change that has screened more than 100,000 young athletes in a dozen states.

Health First Community Hospitals to Participate in Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

Health First is once again partnering with the Cocoa Beach Police Department and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to provide an opportunity for the public to safely dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIANS: ‘Brevard Relief for the Bahamas’ Aids Victims Devastated by Hurricane Dorian

The power of community! On September 4, 2019, two separate, notable efforts began in Brevard County, both with the same goal: to provide immediate assistance and make a positive difference to all of those living in […]