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Tallahassee Memorial To Hire 500 Nurses

May 18, 2017
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is about to enlarge its campus and staff. The hospital hopes to add several hundred nurses.

Life Flight Network / https://www.lifeflight.org/

The helicopter ambulance service Life Flight will continue to airlift patients in the Tallahassee area, despite shutting down its operations center in Midway this week.

AP

Leon County Commissioners talked over the preliminary budget Tuesday for the upcoming fiscal year.

Lance McCord

Measles cases are rising across the United States. The state health department is working with other officials to monitor people who may have been exposed to the virus.

Officials have identified four cases of measles in the past two weeks. The cases were in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties and none come from state residents. The Florida Department of Health is now reaching out to people who may have come in contact with infected visitors.  Tom Truman, a pediatric physician at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital says measles is one of the most contagious diseases.

Sascha Cordner

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is expanding its emergency services by constructing a new off-campus Emergency center. City and county officials helped Tallahassee Memorial Hospital kick off the construction of a new Emergency Center in the northeast part of Tallahassee Tuesday.

The new 45-thousand square foot facility will be called Tallahassee Memorial Emergency Center-Northeast. Mark O'Bryant, the hospital’s President and CEO, says it’s intended to meet the community’s growing need.