Tag: Fishermen’s Community Hospital

A Reminder: Timely Mammograms are Critical

Candy Hernandez knew she was a little behind on getting her mammogram. Like many women, she allowed family obligations to...

October 6, 2021

Fishermen’s Community Hospital: Rising from the Rubble...

When Hurricane Irma roared through the Florida Keys in 2017, it damaged or destroyed more than 4,000 homes, mostly between...

May 31, 2021

All-New Fishermen’s Community Hospital Close to Completion

Finishing touches are going on the sparkling new $43.7 million building that will house Fishermen’s Community Hospital and meet the...

May 25, 2021

New Helipad Opens Atop Emergency Center at...

With the goal of providing even faster access to life-saving medical care, Baptist Hospital has built a new helipad on...

October 15, 2020

A New Fishermen’s Community Hospital on the...

Baptist Health has broken ground on the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon. The facility will continue to provide critical access...

September 20, 2019

Tampa Couple Delivers Baby at Keys Field...

A relaxing trip to the Keys was how a Tampa couple expecting their first child planned to spend the last...

April 6, 2018

Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon Opens Field...

Fishermen's Community Hospital has reopened as a Mobile Disaster Hospital in Marathon after suffering damage during Hurricane Irma. Baptist Health...

September 26, 2017

Fishermen’s Community Hospital Joins Baptist Health South...

As the sun rises in Marathon today, Fishermen’s Community Hospital is now part of Baptist Health South Florida. The affiliation...

July 1, 2017

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