Gulf Breeze 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, […]

‘Angel in comfortable shoes’ wins DAISY Award

‘Angel in comfortable shoes’ wins DAISY Award

Baptist Health Care presented its September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Katilin “Kati” Day, BSN, R.N., who works in the emergency department at Gulf Breeze Hospital. Day was nominated by a patient undergoing emergency surgery who described Day as an angel in comfortable shoes. The DAISY Award is part of a national merit-based recognition […]

Gulf Breeze nurse receives DAISY recognition

Gulf Breeze nurse receives DAISY recognition

Baptist Health Care presented its August DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to T.K. Hodges, BSN, R.N., who works on 2 East at Gulf Breeze Hospital. Hodges was nominated by a patient to recognize the physical and emotional comfort she provided during the patient’s hospitalizations. The nomination was made anonymously.   Read the full article in […]

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 […]

Gulf Breeze Hospital wins safety award

Gulf Breeze Hospital wins safety award

Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, has announced that Gulf Breeze Hospital is among the recipients of the annual Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for the second consecutive year. This award recognizes hospitals for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors and other preventable complications.   Read […]

The Arbors filling up before it’s even finished

The Arbors filling up before it’s even finished

Although the new Arbors senior living community won’t be fully open until May, 20 residents have already moved into the City of Gulf Breeze retirement spot. “It feels like home,” said Gerald Munday, a retired United Methodist Church minister who—with his wife Sara—relocated from a nearby single-family home to be among the Arbors’ first tenants. […]

Modern-day Good Samaritans

Modern-day Good Samaritans

In the Bible, Jesus told a parable of the Good Samaritan. The story goes that a man who was traveling to Jericho was attacked by robbers and left to die by the side of the road. Two people saw him there and passed by without doing anything to help. But a third man, the Samaritan, […]

Andrews Institute celebrates 10 years of sports medicine success

Andrews Institute celebrates 10 years of sports medicine success

Fate has a funny way of working out sometimes. An interesting twist of it is the reason the world-renowned Andrews Institute celebrated its 10-year anniversary last Wednesday in Gulf Breeze. A second meeting with Dr. James Andrews had been scheduled in Birmingham to talk further about building a sports medicine and research facility in Florida. […]

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission euthanizes bear

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission euthanizes bear

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded Saturday to the scene of an incident involving a man and his dog being injured by a bear in Gulf Breeze. A man let his dog outside in the front yard and a bear encountered the pet. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 issue of […]

Erasing the effects of menopause

Erasing the effects of menopause

Along with hot flashes, irritability and fatigue menopause can cause a variety of symptoms, not the least of which is bladder control problems and vaginal dryness.  Vaginal health issues are commonly seen in postmenopausal women and breast cancer survivors, especially when using Tamoxifen, a medicine that blocks the effects of estrogen and is used to […]

Gulf Breeze may seek changes to bridge plan

Gulf Breeze may seek changes to bridge plan

The Gulf Breeze City Council has a short wish list for construction of the new $450 million Pensacola Bay Bridge: Move the southbound landing to relieve a recurring bottleneck on U.S. Highway 98. Read the full article in the Feb. 11 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as little as $38 per […]