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Health First News Center

Welcome to the Health First News Center—your one-stop shop for the latest news and information about Health First. If you are a member of the media and working on a story or would like to be added to our press release distribution list, please contact our media relations specialist at or 321-412-8810. We are here to help you with all of your needs.

On this page, you will find Health First facts, links to our press releases as well as recent stories of Health First in the news.

Please call our 24-hour media line at 321-412-8810.

Health First Quick Facts:

  • Health First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties.
  • Health First was founded in 1995 and employs more than 7,500 people.
  • Health First has four hospitals (including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital).
  • Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center.
  • Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast.
  • Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers
Press ReleasesNews Coverage
Health First Taking Steps to Accommodate Community Health Needs Q&A: Therapist partners with dog to help patients
Florida Today
Grape Escape Raises Funds for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Program VIDEO: First baby born in Brevard in New Year
Florida Today
Health First Welcomes Pam Gatto as Chair of Board of Trustees Q&A: Leading the journey to good health
Florida Today
Health First to Give Free Ice Cream to Thank Local First Responders Week of 9/11 Health First sending Holiday cards to troops overseas
Florida Today
Health First, Brevard County Sheriff's Office Announce "Stop the Bleed" Partnership Health First bringing ice cream to first responders
Florida Today
Health First Foundation Provides 41 Nurses With ScholarshipsHealth First gives toys to needy kids
Florida Today
Health First Health Plans Announces Vice President of Operations Brevard heart surgeon repairs body's 'plumbing'
Florida Today
Health First Opens Breast CenterBrevard Neurologist: Most strokes are preventable
Florida Today
Health First Offers Girls Night Out Mammo Parties Susie Bond: The bottom line on multivitamins
Florida Today
Health First Hosts Draft Day for Nurses Brevard cardiologist: Eat well, limit sugar and exercise
Florida Today
Health First Dermatology Hosts Outrun the Sun 2 Miler Daddy Duty: 'Mama' gets first shout out
Florida Today
New Senior Behavioral Wellness Services    
Health First Foundation Benefit Ball Set for April 16    
William Troner Named as Board Chair, Health First Foundation    
Royal Oaks Medical Center Joins Health First Medical Group
Health First Teams Up with South Brevard Sharing Center to Buy Hundreds of Holiday Gifts for Children in Need    
Health First Welcomes Patricia T. Driscoll to Board of Trustees    
Health First Grape Escape Raises Funds for Hybrid OR Suite    
Health First Hospitals Ranked Among Cleanest in Florida    
Health First, Space Coast Cancer Center Join Together    
What ICD-10 Means to You: A Q&A with Dr. Timothy Laird    
Health First Welcomes 4 Family Physicians    
Health First Dermatology Now Offering KYBELLA™

Health First Awards 40 Nursing Scholarships to Associates

Health First Valve Clinic performs first TAVR surgery in Brevard

Brevard County Commission Recognizes Health First's Viera Hospital for 5-Star Rating

Health First's Viera Hospital Again Earns 5-Star Medicare Rating for Patient Experience

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