The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is committed to achieving community immunity. To date, we have provided more than 200,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. As we transition to more targeted mobile outreach, the Health Care District is no longer scheduling vaccination appointments at the mass vaccination sites. We encourage all eligible Floridians to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by reaching out to their primary care providers or one of the many pharmacies throughout Palm Beach County, including Publix, CVS, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Winn Dixie, and Walgreens. Per state guidelines, effective April 5th, all Floridians are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. This includes individuals 12 years of age and older (those ages 12 to 17 can only receive the Pfizer brand vaccine).
The Health Care District's mobile clinics are not providing additional COVID-19 doses to full-vaccinated individuals at this time and are referring patients to their personal providers to make a clinical decision about the appropriateness of an additional COVID-19 dose per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. The Health Care District will make adjustments in accordance with the CDC should the CDC change its guidelines.
If you need a primary care provider, we welcome you and your family to make the Health Care District’s C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics your medical home. Call 561-642-1000 to schedule an appointment at a clinic near you. Your C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics’ provider will assess all of your health needs, including the COVID-19 vaccine if you have not already received it.
For the Health Care District’s Mobile Clinic vaccination schedule please visit our COVID-19 Information Center page.
For vaccination locations near you, please visit Palm Beach County’s COVID-19 Vaccination webpage.
As COVID-19 continues to be a risk, we remain committed to taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, and staff:
Everyone entering the facility will be screened and assessed with a no touch thermometer.
If the temperature is greater than 100°F, the individual will not be permitted to enter the facility. Visitors who do not meet the screening criteria will not be allowed in the facility. Upon entering the hospital, everyone will be required to wear a mask at all times throughout the facility.
- ONE (1) adult visitor allowed to accompany ER patients
- Patients admitted to a unit may have ONE (1) adult visitor, at a time, from 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
- Surgical patient may have ONE (1) adult patient visitor accompany them to the hospital on the day of their procedure.
- Labor and delivery patient may have ONE (1) adult companion, for the duration of labor.
- ONE (1) adult may remain overnight in the Pediatric Unit.
- There is NO VISITATION for patients on isolation for COVID-19.
- Circumstances may allow for specific exceptions to any visitation restrictions. All persons entering under an exception remain subject to appropriate infection control protocols.
Welcome to Lakeside Medical Center
Lakeside Medical Center is a top-ranked public hospital by America’s Essential Hospitals. Some of our national awards include the 2020 gold-level AORN Go Clear Award™ for safety in surgery, an “A” safety grade as a top hospital in the nation for patient safety from Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade, Fall 2018 and Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission in 2011, 2013 and 2014. In 2020, our Family Medicine Residency Program graduated its eighth class of Family Medicine Residents. We are Florida’s only rural, teaching hospital.
Our staff is committed to serve. Our employees work to ensure high quality care and access for all, especially the most vulnerable. We are proud to have extremely high patient satisfaction. Our patients are key to that success. We want to hear from you. If you want to commend those who cared for you, let us know. If there are ways we can improve, let us know. With your help, we will continue to change lives and impact generations.
A big part of our impact is thanks to our “Hospitalists.” Hospitalists are working in our Family Medicine Residency Program. They are committed to improving the health of our community. They help us expand access and build capacity. Our hospitalists believe it is a privilege to serve “the Glades”.
Our goal is to meet your needs. We know you have a choice. We are glad you trust us to take care of you and your family!