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  • Health Central adding 40 rooms

    Health Central adding 40 rooms
    Ocoee's Health Central Hospital is getting 40 additional rooms thanks to a $13.8 million grant from the West Orange Healthcare District. "This 40-room addition to the hospital will benefit west Orange County residents in a couple of very important ways,...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
  • Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola

    Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola
    Florida Hospital and Orlando Health, the two major health systems in Central Florida, say they're ready to isolate and care for suspected Ebola cases. [See story and video] Officials at Nemours Children's Hospital and University of Central Florida...
  • CDC tightens Ebola protective gear guidelines

    CDC tightens Ebola protective gear guidelines
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tightened its Ebola infection control guidelines for health-care workers, this time making it clear that the protective gear should leave no skin exposed. The agency also emphasized the importance of...
  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Florida's Ebola response a model for other states: Editorial

    Florida is known for doing things to the extreme — and not always positively. When people around the country think about voting controversies, government corruption and debate fiascoes, the word "Florida" comes up. So give Gov. Rick Scott and many...
  • Orlando Health receiving 58-ton piece for proton therapy center

    Orlando Health receiving 58-ton piece for proton therapy center
    This weekend Orlando Health will receive a 58-ton piece of equipment for it's 15,000-square-foot, three-story Proton Therapy Center, which is expected to open in early 2016. Three lanes of Southbound Orange Ave between Underwood and Miller will be...
  • Cancer-fighting proton accelerator arrives at Orlando hospital

    A cutting-edge piece of equipment has arrived in Central Florida to join the fight against cancer. The device for delivering radiation to cancerous tumors — known as a superconducting synchrocyclotron proton accelerator — was lowered into...
  • SunRail ridership up in October, ending 3-month skid for train

    SunRail ridership up in October, ending 3-month skid for train
    SunRail ridership rose a bit in October, reversing a three-month slide that had seen the average number of daily riders dip to just above 3,000. Spokesman Steve Olson said SunRail officials recently increased marketing efforts to attract more passengers...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Health Central Hospital adding 40 rooms

    Health Central Hospital adding 40 rooms
    Ocoee's Health Central Hospital is getting 40 additional rooms thanks to a $13.8 million grant from the West Orange Healthcare District.¬† “This 40-room addition to the hospital will benefit west Orange County residents in a couple of very...