Tag: Orlando Health

An Inconvenient Pressure

If getting through your day includes bouts with pressure on your lower regions, you may be experiencing pelvic organ prolapse, a type of pelvic floor disorder. Pelvic floor disorders or similar conditions affect about one-third of all women throughout their lifetimes.

Full-Service Health Care

There’s a new trend in health care that perfectly fits today’s modern family profile. Think of it as a health care mall. This method of delivery of medical services is considered a time-saving, one-stop shopping experience for all health care needs. Orlando Health is proud to offer this innovative approach to care that can help busy families stay healthy by providing a focus on preventive and diagnostic care that’s close to home and work.

School Siting Ordinance Updated … and other News & Business Briefs

Southwest resident and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the board of county commissioners joined Orange County School Board Chairman Bill Sublette, Southwest resident and Orange County Public Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins, and OCPS board members to announce the passing of the updated school siting ordinance and participated in a ceremonial signing. The updated ordinance, which was passed at a recent commissioners meeting, establishes standards for OCPS to build new schools and renovate existing sites, including charter schools.

Five Star New Year’s Eve at I-Drive 360 and more news …

compiled by Lauren Salinero

Southwest resident John Stine (middle, far right) of IDrive 360 joins representatives from Concept ID and Case Americas to celebrate the announcement of Five Star New Year’s Eve.

Concept ID and Case Americas officials announced Five Star New Year’s Eve at IDrive 360. The unique event will gather local celebrities and Orlando’s most influential people, and feature world-class disc jockeys and entertainment. Admission packages start with general admission, including a full-service open bar with beverages, beer, vodka, whiskey and Prosecco, and go up to the Gold Lounge package, which accommodates 16 people, features a separate VIP entrance, full-service open bar, exclusive dinner and breakfast, a dedicated butler service, and

Dr. Philip Phillips … The Legacy

The Beginning of Dr. Phillips, Central Floridas First MasterPlanned Community

by Debra Wood

Southwest Orlando residents and visitors can see the name “Dr. Phillips” on everything from schools to a hospital to a road. So who was Dr. Phillips and why is a community named after him?

Phenomenal Growth in Horizon West

Decades-Old Vision Is Becoming a Reality

by Debra Wood

More than 20 years ago, a number of people in west Orange County had a vision for a planned development called Horizon West. Today, about 24 percent of the 23,000 acres are built out, and more than 20,000 people live in the community, with more growth under way.

“Horizon West is a unique community in Central Florida,” said County Commissioner Scott Boyd. “There are a lot of great opportunities. We want to make sure it’s a great community.”