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Florida Hospital Flagler CEO Dr. Ronald Jimenez, COO JoAnne King, Director of Oncology Operations Kristie Reiner, East Florida Region Cancer Services Administrator Imee Unto, and Radiation Oncologist Dr. Luis Carrascosa
Palm Coast Thursday, Jul. 14, 2016 1 year ago

Biz Buzz: Florida Hospital Flagler breaks ground on cancer center expansion

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The expansion is a $4.5 million construction project and should be completed by the end of the year.
by: Brian McMillan Executive Editor

Florida Hospital Flagler broke ground on July 11 on a $4.5 million construction project to expand its Cancer Center by 2,000 square feet and add a second linear accelerator for radiation oncology treatments.

Kristie Reiner, Florida Hospital Flagler director of oncology operations, said, “When complete, we will have two vaults for radiation treatments, expanding our ability to treat cancer patients in a quick, extremely safe and efficient manner.”

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of the year. 

Instagram contest: 'Show us your Flagler'

Want to show Flagler County how you perceive your world? Submit a photo that you feel tells a story about your community, the people who live in Flagler County or simply one of the great things you do for fun. Photos should only include people, pets, events or destinations found in Flagler County.

Enter by following the Flagler County Department of Ecomonic Opportunity (@flaglercountyedc) on Instagram at instagram.com/flaglercountyedc/. Post your photo using the hashtag #ICanInFlaglerCounty with a short description of your image and the category. Prizes include a "Day at the beach" gift basket, worth $200. The contest runs through 11 a.m. Aug. 8. Visit youcaninflaglercounty.com for contest categories and other details.

MediQuick donates to lifeguard program

2016 marks MediQuick’s eighth year supporting the Flagler Beach Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Program. MediQuick provides free physicals to all the participants.

Tom Gillen, the program head, states: “The donations of our annual physicals have become an important part of our beach safety services. We are also appreciative of the care and services MediQuick provides to our lifeguards who are injured during the course of the summer."

MediQuick, which is owned by Dudley Shaw, Dave Butler and Ray Santiago, has been in business in Flagler County since 1999 and is open 365 days a year. Visit mediquickfl.com.

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