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By the numbers

We’ve come a long way from an island with a weekly visit from a mainland doctor!

75+Years of service to Gasparilla Island
6,500Patient visits a year
3Board-certified primary care physicians specializing in emergency medicine, family practice and internal medicine
24/7 – 365A physician is on duty after hours, weekends and holidays by phone
5Four Registered Nurses and one Licensed Practical Nurse
2Medical Assistants
1Radiology Technician
4,800COVID-19 tests provided to Island patients and employers in the last 2.5 years
5,000COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters provided to Island patients and employers in the last 2.5 years
1,000Flu shots provided to Island patients and employers in the last 2.5 years
4-in-1Clinic’s rapid test machine to detect SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A, Influenza B and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus)
200X-rays performed since re-establishing service in October 2022

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