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Keeping Our Community Healthy


In November 2013 the Health Care District of Palm Beach County marked 25 years of providing health care services to the residents of Palm Beach County. Since then, the Health Care District has filled critical gaps in the existing health care system in Palm Beach County.

As a result, residents benefit from a strong health care safety net - on the ground, in the air, around the clock.

Read the proclamation (PDF 160.3KB) approved by the Health Care District Board of Commissioners recognizing the Health Care District's 25 years of keeping the community healthy.

Remarks and proclamations from our community partners:

Facts and notes regarding Health Care District of Palm Beach County
Facts and Notes
life-saving-trauma-small Life-saving trauma care for the more than 3,000 people a year who suffer life-threatening traumatic injuries. quality-healthcare-small Quality health care at Lakeside Medical Center, the only acute-care hospital in rural western Palm Beach County.
school-nurses-small School Nurses who care for more than 174,000 students in 167 public schools in Palm Beach County. skilled-nursing-small Skilled nursing and rehabilitation for residents who require 24-hour inpatient care as a result of debilitating illness or traumatic injury.
health-coverage-small Health coverage for residents who cannot afford private health insurance and do not qualify for government health programs. primary-care-small Primary care services for adults and children at four clinics located in Delray Beach, Lantana, West Palm Beach, and Belle Glade

Community Benefits Report

benefits-reportFor more than 25 years, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County has been dedicated to keeping the community healthy.

The Community Benefits Report, presented in 2013, provides an overview of the Health Care District's safety-net programs, illustrates how they are funded, and highlights some of the District's most recent accomplishments in serving our community.

Read the Community Benefits Report (PDF 1MB).

Milestones Along the Way

Since its inception in 1988, the Health Care District, working in partnership with public and private providers, has woven a strong health care safety net that benefits residents of all ages and from all walks of life. View a timeline of key events from the first 25 years.