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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.


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 Opens Breast Center
Health First Hosts Draft Day for Nurses
Health First Dermatology Hosts Outrun the Sun 2 Miler
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 gives toys to needy kids
Florida Today
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 Brevard heart surgeon repairs body's 'plumbing'
Florida Today

Health First Valve Clinic performs first TAVR surgery in Brevard

Brevard Neurologist: Most strokes are preventable
Florida Today

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

Susie Bond: The bottom line on multivitamins
Florida Today

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

Brevard cardiologist: Eat well, limit sugar and exercise
Florida Today

Health First Partners with UCF College of Nursing to Offer On-site RN to BSN Degree

Daddy Duty: 'Mama' gets first shout out
Florida Today

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