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New COVID-19 rapid tests available to senior communities

New COVID-19 rapid tests available to senior communities

During a recent COVID-19 press conference in The Villages, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management is distributing BinaxNOW rapid tests across the state to senior communities and long-term care facilities, as well as other sites,…
Lake County lists available COVID-19 testing locations

Lake County lists available COVID-19 testing locations

The following COVID-19 testing options are available for Lake County residents for the week of Aug. 10, according to a news release: Adult Medicine of Lake County Testing is $20 each for COVID-19 swab tests, antibody and rapid tests for…
Virtual screening for COVID-19 now available through UF Health

Virtual screening for COVID-19 now available through UF Health

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Florida and Lake and Sumter counties, UF Health Leesburg Hospital and UF Health The Villages Hospital now offer virtual screenings for the community.  “Telehealth, the virtual care platform that allows health-care professionals…
Resources available to local businesses to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Resources available to local businesses to mitigate COVID-19 impact

The Lake County Agency for Economic Prosperity wants to make local businesses aware of the resources available to help mitigate the economic impact of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Gov. Ron DeSantis recently activated the Business Damage Assessment survey to assess the…
Text-to-911 is now available to Lake County residents

Text-to-911 is now available to Lake County residents

Lake County has integrated texting into its 911 answering system, allowing residents in need of emergency services to reach a first responder when calling is not available, according to a press release from the city of Tavares.  The Lake County…
Scholarship funds available through SECO Energy program

Scholarship funds available through SECO Energy program

SECO is energizing students’ academic aspirations. SECO Energy is kicking off its 2020 Scholarship Program, in which a total of $36,000 is available for 12 recipients to receive $3,000 each. For more than two decades, SECO Energy’s Board of Trustees has…
New imaging technology available at adventhealth waterman

New imaging technology available at adventhealth waterman

AdventHealth Waterman announced Friday that it now offers the most advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology. The MAGNETOM Vida 3T MRI scanner with BioMatrix Technology is able to adapt to the unique needs of each patient while providing high-definition images…
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