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Depression in Seniors is Often Overlooked 

As we age, we may be at an increased risk for depression. Depression in seniors is a treatable medical condition and is not necessarily a normal part of getting older.

Addiction is a Community Matter

National Recovery month in September promotes and supports new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nation’s strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and communities who

National Health Center Week

Your Federally Qualified Health Center

For a week in August, Federally Qualified Health Centers celebrate National Health Center Week. At Healthcare Network, Collier County’s only Federally Qualified Health Center, there is so much to celebrate

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School Immunizations

With summer upon us, school immunizations seem a way off. But it is never too early to plan to get ready for going back to school! For some parents, they

Healthcare Network Supports Employee Wellness

Small business employee wellness programs are important. Employees missing work from illness are estimated to cost about $3,600 per year for each hourly worker and $2,660 for salaried workers, according

Correlation Between Mental and Physical Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a great time to understand how mental and physical health are related. In fact, unmanaged anxiety, for example, may impact sleep, activity

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Closing the Gaps in Minority Healthcare Helps Us All

National Minority Health Month is observed in April, an initiative that targets the health needs of African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and other minorities. The observation is designed to

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Health Self-Checks for Wellness Maintenance

Like keeping an automobile fine-tuned, we have a role in our own health maintenance with regular health self-checks. Being aware of our bodies helps us know what changes may need

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Stress as a Superpower

During the past few years, the physical, emotional and mental fatigue have been unlike anything that many of us have ever experienced. Exhaustion born of pandemics, compassion, caretaking, social justice,

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Is My Teenager Ready to Babysit?

For many young teens, babysitting is a rite of passage from childhood to adolescence. It provides them an opportunity to earn money, develop responsibility and grow career skills like setting

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How to Build Self-Esteem in Children and Teens

Understanding our own self-esteem can have practical significance. But what exactly is self-esteem? Self-esteem is an individual’s overall sense of personal value and self-worth or simply, the measure of how

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Helping Children Cope With Stress

Stress is a normal part of daily life, and children and teens are not immune. Whether it is pressure from family, problems at home or with friends, the amount of

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Proactive Children’s Dental Care Helps our Community

February is National Children’s Dental Health month started by the American Dental Association. The month promotes the benefits of proactive children’s dental care, their caregivers, teachers and the community. While

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What parents should know about diabetes

As a parent, you probably feel overwhelmed with information on how to keep your child healthy. When it comes to health conditions like diabetes, do you know where to begin?

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How to Support Your Child with ADHD

Life with a child diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can sometimes be overwhelming. Often, children with ADHD struggle with behaviors that can be disruptive to others such as difficulty

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How to Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age

Have you ever struggled to remember someone’s name, forgot where you parked your car or misplaced your glasses or house keys? You are likely having minor “memory glitches” or moments

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Why I got the Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy With seniors willing to stand in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine, fear and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy seems to have lessened. However, before COVID-19, the World Health

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Making Dental Care Available to All

When we think of primary health, dental health is often overlooked. Some even consider it non-essential. With links between oral health and overall health, routine dental care is important throughout

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How to Encourage a Healthy Pregnancy

You just found out you are pregnant. It is exciting but, at the same time, can be very overwhelming news. Whether it is your first or fourth pregnancy, the worries

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A Safe Return to School During COVID-19

School is a central point in the lives of many children, so it’s important to encourage a safe return to school. It serves as an academic home where children can

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Healthcare Network: Addressing the Pandemic

Nationally, health centers provide preventive medical care to almost 30 million people each year, addressing the pandemic and beyond. Nearly 1,400 health centers like Healthcare Network seek health fairness. Health

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How Parents Can Prevent Bullying

Millions of children are victims of bullying each year, but many parents feel at a loss about how to prevent bullying, whether children are being bullied themselves or bullying others.

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The Difference Between the Flu and COVID-19

With symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu similar, what’s the difference between the flu and COVID-19. Health officials have even created the term “twindemic” to refer to the possibility of

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Healthy Mental Health Habits

The pandemic has renewed focus on mental health, with mental health checkups as important as physicals and key to developing healthy mental health habits.

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Healthy Mental Health Habits

The pandemic has renewed focus on mental health, with mental health checkups as important as physicals and key to developing healthy mental health habits.

Offices Closed 12.9.23

All Healthcare Network offices will be closed on Saturday, December 9. Normal hours will resume on Monday, December 11.


Todas las oficinas de Healthcare Network estarán cerradas el sábado 9 de diciembre. El horario normal se reanudará el lunes 11 de diciembre.


Tout biwo Healthcare Network yo ap fèmen samdi 9 desanm. Lè nòmal yo ap rekòmanse lendi 11 desanm.

Offices Closed 11.23 & 11.24.23

All Healthcare Network offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday, November 27.


Todas las oficinas de Healthcare Network estarán cerradas el jueves 23 y viernes 24 de noviembre en conmemoración del feriado de Acción de Gracias. El horario normal se reanudará el lunes 27 de noviembre.


Tout biwo Rezo Swen Sante yo ap fèmen jedi 23 novanm ak vandredi 24 novanm nan jou fèt Thanksgiving. Orè nòmal yo pral rekòmanse lendi 27 novanm.

Help Us Grow a Healthier Community from the Ground Up!

Help Us Grow a Healthier Community from the Ground Up!
A year-end gift in support of this exciting new health center will help us provide an abundance of essential healthcare to the Orangetree community, helping cultivate a healthy thriving community!

¡Ayúdenos a desarrollar una comunidad más saludable desde cero!

¡Ayúdenos a desarrollar una comunidad más saludable desde cero! ¡Una donación de fin de año a Healthcare Network en apoyo de este nuevo y emocionante centro de salud nos ayudará a brindar abundante atención médica esencial a Orangetree, cultivando una comunidad saludable y próspera!

Ede nou devlope yon kominote ki pi an sante apati de tè a!

Ede nou devlope yon kominote ki pi an sante apati de tè a! Yon kado nan fen ane pou sipòte nouvo sant sante enteresan sa a pral ede nou bay Orangetree yon abondans swen sante esansyèl, pou kiltive yon kominote ki an sante ak pwospere!