Shands Starke Regional Medical Center
Shands Starke Regional Medical Center has been serving the Bradford community since 1956. The 49-bed critical access hospital is a fully accredited by Joint Commission facility, equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology offering a variety of services to assist and provide quality healthcare to the residents of this region.
The city of Starke will please anyone who enjoys the great outdoors. The city is located near several lakes, forests and other outdoor sites. Starke also offers restaurants, shopping destinations and several attractions in town as well as the surrounding areas. Starke is located in Bradford County, offering many school options for students K-12. This city is approximately 50 miles southwest of Jacksonville and 50 miles west of St. Augustine and its beaches. If you're looking for a bigger city, Starke is only about 30 miles northeast of Gainesville. The town is full of college town fun, inexpensive and often free attractions for the family, and peaceful outdoor experiences for those seeking a slower pace.