Baptist Hospital

Baptist accepting visitors on limited basis

Baptist accepting visitors on limited basis

Baptist Health Care announced May 4 that visitors will once again be allowed at some of its facilities in a limited way.  Baptist Hospital and Gulf Breeze Hospital will allow one visitor at a time for inpatient visitation. No visitors will be allowed who have COVID-19 symptoms, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control […]

COVID-19: Baptist Healthcare closes hospital visitations

COVID-19: Baptist Healthcare  closes hospital visitations

Following the closure of visitation for nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Florida, hospitals are now limiting visitations as well amid COVID-19 concerns. Baptist Health Care announced Wednesday family members and friends are not to visit loved ones in the hospitals or outpatient care areas, but to communicate with them by mobile device, phone, […]

Santa Rosa Medical joins Brain Bag program

Santa Rosa Medical joins Brain Bag program

Navarre Press is partnering with the Studer Community Institute to provide free literacy tools for new parents in Santa Rosa County. The project will grow the Brain Bags program to include Santa Rosa Medical Center. SCI Director of Early Learning Shannon Nickinson said the program fulfills a need for families.

Baptist announces new hospital construction

Baptist announces new hospital construction

Baptist Health Care announced plans June 26, to build a new full-scale hospital at Brent Lane and I-110 as part of a long-term master plan to transform the way health care is provided according to a press release. The initial footprint is expected to be just over 650,000 square feet of patient care space, and […]

Baptist Casino Royale raises quarter of a million for cancer unit

Baptist Casino Royale raises quarter of a million for cancer unit

Baptist Health Care Foundation’s 5th Annual Casino Royale gala raised $245,860 for investment in the health care system. Proceeds from the annual black-tie, invitation-only event are used to support programs and services at Baptist Health Care. Read the full article in the May 3 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign […]

Visitors help save two from Opal Beach rip currents

Visitors help save two from Opal Beach rip currents

Lisa Johnson and her fiancé, Larry Terrell, were enjoying a Saturday afternoon on beautiful Opal Beach. The warm sun and white sand was just what the couple from Princeton, Illinois needed. They were here visiting Johnson’s military son stationed nearby. They noticed a couple out in the water. “We noticed them before, and it was […]

Navarre driver kills pedestrian

Navarre driver kills pedestrian

A Navarre driver fatally struck a pedestrian Wednesday night, Aug. 10, on Esplanade Street in Navarre. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Trena Strong, 49, reversed out of her driveway before putting her Dodge Avenger in drive. When Strong accelerated forward she failed to see the victim and struck him with the front of the […]

Armed home invasion, suspect arrested

Armed home invasion, suspect arrested

On Friday, Nov. 27 a call was made on a burglary in progress with shots fired on Sevilla Street. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the call and dispatch advised them that the suspect was being detained by the homeowner. The SRSO report released states that the deputy detained Francisco Aponte Carrasquillo and […]