Jackson Cares

Jackson Cares
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we take a moment to acknowledge the role of Jackson Heath in our community. We have set out to gather miracle stories that define our resilience in the face of adversity, with the intent of bringing our South Florida family closer together.
Throughout almost a century, Jackson has become a beacon of hope for Miami-Dade residents and today we stand together as our community starts to rebuild. The work is just beginning for many of us, especially for our neighbors in the Florida Keys, but we can only accomplish it if we stand together! Our thoughts and prayers are with our South Florida community as we continue the recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
Join us as we launch our #JacksonCares initiative and help us continue to make miracles happen! Thank you for your continued support for the patients and families we serve.

Mom Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma with Help from UHealth/Jackson Doctor

Tatyanna Watkins, 23, began having contractions after midnight, a minute apart, in the midst of Hurricane Irma on Sunday. She quickly realized she was going into labor. With the help of a City of Miami Government dispatcher and the guidance of Dr. Kendra Gillespie, Tatyanna was walked through the delivery of Baby Destiny… read more


Helping those in need following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma left many throughout South Florida in need of essential supplies. In light of the situation, Jackson and UHealth have partnered with the United Way of Miami-Dade and Ryder System, to collect the non-perishable foods and basic household supplies that can make a difference for families struggling to bounce back. Donations will be collected through Thursday, September 21, from 8 a.m. through 8 p.m at the following locations… read more


Jackson Health System Provides Shelter to Expectant Mothers

The unexpected air pressure drops during hurricanes might have an effect on pregnancy and births, that’s why Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center and Jackson South Medical Center opened their doors during Hurricane Irma and provided shelter to a limited amount of expectant mothers who were registered to deliver their babies at a Jackson Health System facility… read more

A Message From our President & CEO – Keith R. Tribble

I hope that you and your loved ones did not suffer much from the effects of Hurricane Irma. I am please to report that the Jackson Health facilities were not impacted by the effects of the storm and they are fully operational. In fact, our hospitals, emergency rooms, and trauma centers across town never diverted a single patient in need…  read more