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Founded in 1873, St. Vincent’s Medical Center Southside (once known as St. Luke’s) was the first private hospital in Jacksonville and is the oldest private hospital in Florida. Currently a 311-bed facility, St. Vincent’s Southside joined the St. Vincent’s HealthCare family in 2008.
St. Vincent’s Southside is the only community hospital in Jacksonville to receive the “baby-friendly” designation from the World Health Organization and UNICEF. It is also home to the area’s only all-private neonatal intensive care (NICU) rooms. The Family Birth Place at St. Vincent’s Southside was also one of only nine organizations in the country to receive a PRC Platinum Achievement Award in 2015.
In addition to the services hospitals are known for providing, such as emergency care, St. Vincent’s Southside is also home to:
4201 Belfort Road
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