Florida Department of Health in Bay County releases information regarding medical services

PRESS RELEASE (WJHG/WECP) - The following information is from the Florida Department of Health in Bay County:

597 W 11th ST, Panama City
Bay Town Trolley: Route 4, Stops 360/361
Main Line: 850-872-4455

Mon-Fri 7:30 am – 4:30 pm (please check-in no later than 3 pm for services)

Full services including:

· WIC (benefits no longer automatically loaded)

· ADAP

· FREE Tetanus, Hep A, and Flu vaccines

· FREE HIV testing every Tuesday from 10 am – 2 pm

· Family Planning

· Birth and death certificates

· Environmental Heath (co-located at main office at 597 W 11th ST, Panama City)

Emergency Diabetes Supplies:

· While supplies last

· Bring a box or prescription for insulin so we can provide the correct type and dose

· Call 850-252-9656 to check supplies

Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida, Co-located at DOH-Bay, 597 W 11th ST, Diabetes Services wing, Mon- Fri 8 am – 5 pm

Environmental Health
225 McKenzie Ave., Panama City (Moving Thursday, November 8)
850-252-9688

· Septic Permits

· Free Private Well Testing (until Thursday, November 15, after that $35)

· Pick-up kits during office hours

· Return samples within 24 hours

· Wednesday samples must be returned by Noon Thursday

· No samples will be taken on Fridays

Dentistry Clinic, 3518 E 15th Street, Panama City 850-628-0934
Bay Town Trolley: Route 3, Stop 339

· Dental bus operating Mon-Fri from 11 am-4 pm

· Continued services for Medicaid-eligible children ages 1-21 or age (preventative and urgent)

DOH-Bay Supported Clinics

Americares Clinic
597 W 11th ST, Panama City
Bay Town Trolley: Route 4, Stops 360/361
9 am – 3 pm daily
Primary care services for children and adults, including prescription medication

Mexico Beach Mobile Medical Unit
First Baptist Church
823 15th ST, Mexico Beach
10 am – 3 pm
FREE Tetanus, Hep A and Flu immunizations
First aid, respiratory care, and physician care

Community Clinics

PanCare- Follow @PanCareHealth on Facebook for updates

· Open clinics:

o Panama City- (Medical) 2309 East 15th Street 8:00am-9:00pm M-F; 9:00am-9:00pm Saturday (850) 520-1944
(Dental) Mobile clinic set-up in the parking lot 8:00am-5:00pm M-F (850) 520-1944
Bay Town Trolley: Route , Stops 351/334

o Port St. Joe- (Medical) 2475 Garrison Ave 8:00am-5:00pm EST M-F (850) 229-1043

o Wewahitchka- (Dental) 807 West Highway 22 8:00am-5:00pm M-F (850) 639-2028

o Youngstown- (Medical & Dental) 12427 Highway 231 10:00am-3:30pm M-F (850) 753-3246

· Mobile medical services:

o Lynn Haven Wal-Mart- (Medical) 2101 S Hwy 77 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Saturday
Bay Town Trolley: Route 1, Stop 290

St. Andrews Community Medical Center, 3101b W Hwy 98, Panama City, Hours: M – F 8 am – 4 pm

Prescriptions

· Under the Emergency Order, persons can get a 30-day refill of prescriptions.

· To find an open pharmacy near you, got to RxOpen.org.

· Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP) for persons who do not have health insurance. Call the EPAP Hotline at 1-855-793-7470 to find out if you are eligible.

Transportation

Bay Town Trolley
Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

For routes and information, visit http://www.baytowntrolley.org/.

If you are unable to access Bay Town Trolley’s fixed route service, you may qualify for Bay Area Transportation’s Demand Response service!

Bay Area Transportation Demand Response Service

Eligibility

To qualify, you must have no other means of transportation available and at least one of the following criteria:

· Applicant does not live on a bus route serviced by Bay Town Trolley; or

· Applicant is age 60 or older; or

· Applicant’s income level falls below current federal poverty guidelines:
https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines

· Applicant has a disability preventing the use of a bus route serviced by Bay Town Trolley

Application: http://www.baytowntrolley.org/bay-area-transit/

Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Life Management Center, 525 E 15th ST, Panama City Follow @lifemanagementcenter on Facebook for updates
Bay Town Trolley: Routes 3 and 6, Stops 161 and 330

· Clinic located at A.D. Harris Learning Village, 819 E 11th ST, Panama City

· Psychiatric inpatient treatment services, 525 E 15th ST, Panama City

· Genoa Pharmacy, 525 E 15th ST Bldg E, 9 am – 5 pm (current patients)

· Current Client Refills call 850-522-4485, ext. 1823

· Life Management Center Crisis Line 850-522-4485, option 5, available 24/7, 365 days per year

· Starting Friday, Nov. 16: Depression Support Group, Bldg D, 525 E 15th ST, Panama City, Fridays at 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Treatment Center of Panama City, 1530 Harrison Ave., Panama City
Bay Town Trolley: Stops 129 (CareerSource) or 130 (19th & Harrison)

· Current patients and guest dosers

· Hours: Mon-Fri 5 – 10 am, Saturday 6 – 9 am, and Sunday 7 – 9 am.

· For information call 850-866-8571 or email kgandy@tcaclinic.com.

Gulf Coast Addiction Medicine, by appointment only, call 850-522-1516

Florida Therapy
Co-located at DOH-Bay, 597 W 11th ST
Bay Town Trolley: Route 4, Stops 360/361
Mon-Fri 8 am – 5 pm
Patients please call 877-234-5351 or 850-681-6001 or visit FlaTherapy.com for information.

Salvation Army now offering domestic violence counseling 10 am-2 pm at their Panama City office, 1824 W 15th Street OR by phone after-hours at 850-769-7989.

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital, 1940 Harrison Ave., Panama City Follow @EmeraldCoastBH on Facebook for updates
Outpatient services resume Monday, Nov. 12

Florida Springs, 1212 W 19th ST, Panama City, 904-383-6699, www.floridaspringsrecovery.com, Individual and group counseling, psychiatric services, medication management, and primary care.

Hospitals

· Bay Medical Sacred Heart- Follow @BayMedical on Facebook for updates

o 615 N Bonita Ave, Panama City- Emergency Room ONLY

o Bay Medical Beach ER- Intersection of Panama City Beach Parkway (Hwy. 98) and Richard Jackson Blvd.

§ Diagnostics:

· Open MRI

· CT

· Ultrasound

· X-ray

· EKG

· Lab

§ Outpatient Rehab: Physical, occupational and speech therapy.

· Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, 449 W 23rd ST, Panama City – Follow @GulfCoastMedicalCenter on Facebook for updates

o Emergency Room

o Inpatient Services

o Labor & Delivery Services

o Neonatal Intensive Care

o Pediatric Intensive Care

o Adult Intensive Care Services

o Cardiac & Cardiovascular Services

o Surgical Services

o Ancillary Services

· Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, 3801 E. Hwy. 98, Port St. Joe- Fully operational

Other Medical Facilities and Providers

Many providers are updating clients through their Facebook pages. You may check there for additional information as phone lines and Internet are still limited.

Bay Medical Sacred Heart has created a Post-Hurricane Directory of physicians, phone numbers, addresses, and office hours. Click the link on the right-hand side of the page for the latest PDF file. https://baymedical.org/find-a-physician

The Emerald Coast Medical Association is also gathering and sharing information from practices. You can read their updates on their blog here: https://info.emeraldcoastmedicalassociation.com/blog/practice-updates-for-hurricane-michael-impacted-areas.