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Sep 27, 2019

Emergency response training course scheduled

CRESTVIEW — The North Okaloosa Community Emergency Response Team will conduct basic certification training free of charge to individuals age 18 and up. No special skills or experience are required. …

Sep 27, 2019

New eye center offers latest in glaucoma, cataract care

CRESTVIEW — Doctor Phil Alabata always knew he wanted to be a surgeon, but he wasn’t sure which specialty he was interested in until he found ophthalmology. Ophthalmology, the study of the eyes, be…

Aug 23, 2019

Pediatrician joins Sacred Heart Pediatrics

Pediatrician Charlotte Lee, MD, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors and will see patients from Sacred Heart Pediatrics at Crestview, 332 Medcrest Drive. She joins th…

Jul 23, 2019

Student health fair scheduled for July 27

CRESTVIEW — The 3rd Masonic District, Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, and Kiwanis Club of Crestview will host the 12th annual No Child Without Health Care Fair in July. Children and their parents or guardian…

Jul 23, 2019

A new focus

CRESTVIEW — Rock Steady Boxing is changing the way people fight the battle of living with Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative movement disorder that can cause deterioration of motor skills, balance, …

Apr 26, 2019

Crestview Walmart to host wellness screening, drug takeback

CRESTVIEW — Walmart will have a free wellness event, which offers attendees health screenings and consultations with their neighborhood pharmacist. The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Walmart Sup…

Jan 16, 2019

Upcoming yard sale will help purchase autism service dog

CRESTVIEW — A neighborhood has banded together on a county level to assist a local family raising funds for a service dog. Amanda and Travis Denis have four children between them: Mick, 17; Eli, 5…

Jan 2, 2019

Grant fuels University of Florida nursing, dental colleges’ project for underserved patients

GAINESVILLE — With the help of a grant from the Florida Blue Foundation, two University of Florida colleges will collaborate on a novel project to improve health care for vulnerable populations while…

Dec 24, 2018

University of Florida gets kratom research grant

GAINESVILLE — The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded researchers at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy a two-year, $3.5 million grant to bolster research on Mitragyna speciosia, …

Dec 24, 2018

Situation worsens for Crestview family in need

CRESTVIEW — This was going to be a notice that a local family who requested help getting food and bills paid after an Oct. 31 car accident. However, things went from bad to worse Dec. 20 when the fam…