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Published: Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 09:57 AM.

Children’s Hospital assists in low-cost health insurance

Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is helping families enroll their children in low cost health insurance through Florida KidCare. Florida KidCare is comprehensive health insurance that covers services such as prescription medications, sports physicals, dental care, eye and hearing exams, eyeglasses, doctor’s visits, emergencies, and x-rays.

“Regular physician and dental visits are important to children’s good health,” said Cheryl Pilling, manager of Sacred Heart’s Community Wellness Outreach Program. “With insurance from Florida KidCare, families will be able to obtain the health care their children need to thrive.”

Sacred Heart will provide one-on-one assistance to parents, grandparents and guardians. A community-health worker is available to help families in Okaloosa and Walton counties. Email InsureKidsNow@shhpens.org or call 1-866-591-3600, for the contact in Okaloosa and Walton counties.

WaterColor Inn & Resort honored with award

WaterColor Inn & Resort reached superstar status with the readers of Condé Nast Traveler when it was named “One of the World’s Best” in the magazine’s Readers Choice survey. WaterColor Inn & Resort adds the Condé Nast Traveler Platinum Circle Award to its list of accolades, only given to properties that have made the magazine’s “Gold List” five years in a row.

“We are thrilled to be part of the Platinum Circle,” said Jennifer Williams, sales and marketing director for WaterColor Inn & Resort. “This is a wonderful achievement for everyone at WaterColor Inn & Resort. We take great pride in our beautiful location, and in providing a memorable experience for all of our guests.”



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