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Lake Wales Medical Center seeks volunteers
Wed  Feb 25 2015 08:30AM
Lake Wales Medical Center has an immediate need for volunteers for the front lobby information desks. Front lobby volunteers greet visitors, hand out visitor passes, and answer questions. Front lobby … read more.
Rockin’ It to Kick It! tourney
Wed  Feb 18 2015 08:30AM
The Skyla Smiles Winter Haven Relay for Life team is hosting the Rockin’ It to Kick It! cornhole tournament, March 14 at the Winter Haven Moose Lodge, located at 2305 Havendale … read more.
Pants falling down? This weight loss is working!
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
Hoo, boy! The first four weeks in the Leland Family Ministry weight loss challenge is over, and while I am not making the progress I would like — I’ve only … read more.
Color your world heart healthy
Mon  Feb 16 2015 02:24PM
Lake Wales Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program has a special heart-health focused program called “Color My World Heart Healthy,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 at Church on the Move, … read more.
Enthusiasm running high as weight challenge kicks into high gear
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:30AM
(Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on a weight loss and fitness program being conducted using a faith-based approach being conducted by a not-for-profit organization, Leland … read more.
Watson Clinic names PEER winner
Thu  Feb 5 2015 10:46AM
The Watson Clinic has named Dama McCormick outstanding employee of the month for the Program for Employee Excellence and Recognition. The PEER Award is given to a clinic employee who … read more.
Y’think it’s easy? Y’think it’s fun?
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:30AM
As I sit here, typing, my body is a massive ache and pain, unlike anything I have felt since moving here nearly five years ago from Hickory, N.C. That’s when … read more.
Dunaway named top employee
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:30AM
Mandi Dunaway, Ultrasound Technologist, was named Employee of the Month for December at Lake Wales Medical Center. She has worked for the hospital since 2011. In nominating her, a co-worker … read more.

Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
LWMC gives patients access to records online Lake Wales Medical Center’s patient portal gives patients secure access to their inpatient records online. “Our portal provides our patients with fast, easy … read more.
ACA workshop attracts few
Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
Turnout was minimal, perhaps seven people at most, for the Affordable Care Act workshop held Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Polk County History Center. The forum was presented by the … read more.
Healthy choices among those in weight loss challenge
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
As a way to mark the one-third mark of Leland Family Ministries’ 12-week H.E.A.L (Healthy Eating for Active Lifestyles) weight loss program being conducted by Leland Family Ministries, a nutrition … read more.
Ultimate Fitness competition fights obesity
Wed  Feb 4 2015 08:42PM
Twenty-six Ultimate Fitness members and visitors took their New Year’s resolution a step further last week when they hooked up at the Bartow fitness center to challenge each other to … read more.
Boost the yum factor and youth health with avocados
Mon  Feb 16 2015 02:24PM
The avocado should make a frequent appearance in the landscape on your plate. Brimming with nutrition, this delicious and unique fruit is extremely low in sugar and is primarily used … read more.
Four smart steps to avoid the flu
Wed  Feb 11 2015 08:30AM
This flu season is striking hard and wide across the country, creating anxiety for individuals who are vulnerable to serious complications. As with any illness, it’s important to learn and … read more.
Floridians urged to get measles vaccine
Wed  Feb 4 2015 08:40PM
The Florida Department of Health is working with other state and federal officials to monitor individuals who may have been exposed to measles cases across the state. In the past … read more.
Building a Healthier Polk launches 5-2-1-0 campaign
Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
On Monday, Jan. 12 the Building a Healthier Polk Initiative launched its 2015 healthy habits campaign to Polk County. Dr. Ulyee Choe, director of the Florida Department of Health in … read more.
Most fail to keep resolutions more than one week
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:30AM
After the holidays many of us looked in the mirror and saw a rounder version of ourselves, which prompted us to look better and lose some weight. However, it’s the … read more.
Is your kitchen preventing you from cooking?
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:30AM
No, this is not a joke. In January 2014 you may have made your umpteenth New Year’s resolution to cook at home more often and eat healthier, but that has … read more.
Health insurance deadline looms
Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
If you do not have health insurance, there’s still time to sign up for it, and Certified Application Counselors at Lake Wales Medical Center can help. Under the Affordable Care … read more.
Learn about Affordable Care Act options
Wed  Jan 14 2015 08:30AM
At the Polk County History Center in Bartow people can learn from the Small Business Assistance Center the Affordable Care Act: Small Business Health Options Program for Polk County.” It … read more.