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Blood Drive September 26

Weems Memorial Carrabelle will host a Blood Drive, Saturday, September 26 from 8am until 1 pm at the Weems East facility. All donors will receive two paris of OneBlood Cancer Awareness Socks plus a wellness checkup including COVID-19 antibody test, blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. In addition, donors will also receive a $10 Gift Card! Please put this on your calendar and make plans to participate and b the one to make a difference in someone’s life!

Flu Vaccines September 21

Weems Memorial West, in Apalachicola, will be sponsoring a Flu Vaccine Day 9-21-2020 from 8 am -11:30 for Weems Medical Centers Patients. Please call for an appointment as supplies are limited. Future vaccines will be available in October.For appointment 850 653-1525

Weems to Host COVID19 Testing Monday, August 31

Weems Medical Center East, located in Carrabelle, will be doing both COVID-19 swab testing and antibody blood testing on Monday, August 31, 2020, from 9:30 – 12:00 pm for Franklin County Residents only.

Center for Optimizing Rural Health Creates reviews county hospital proposals – develops Pros and Cons

The Center for Optimizing Rural Health was asked to create a list of Pros/Cons of the two proposals before the Franklin County Board of Commissioners. The list was compiled by reviewing proposal documents that had been submitted to the Board as well as listening to the February 5th and March 9th, 2020 presentations. The Franklin County Board of County Commissioners identified three priorities against which each proposal would be compared. Click here to review the pros and cons.