Good to Know: Major Medical Facilities Near Tamaya

There are many great reasons to score your new custom Florida home at Tamaya, ICI Homes’ master-planned community on Jacksonville’s southeast side.

Its tagline, “Between the City and the Sea,” couldn’t be more apt.Good to Know Major Medical Facilities Near Tamaya Residents are six miles west of Atlantic beaches, five minutes from the Interstate 295 beltway, and similarly close to the popular St. Johns Town Center shopping enclave.

But, did you know Tamaya is convenient to Jacksonville’s top major medical facilities? It’s a peace-of-mind factor that shouldn’t be underestimated. And, Jacksonville’s ongoing growth continues to attract specialists and facilities for any concern.

Follow along as we spotlight three such options below.

Mayo Clinic Florida — 4500 San Pablo Road South

Most of us have heard of the Mayo Clinic. It’s one of the world’s top medical facilities and the Jacksonville location is one of three. The others are the flagship in Rochester, Minnesota, and in Scottsdale, Arizona.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic Florida as the top hospital Florida. It’s also nationally ranked for seven adult specialties, and is 11 minutes and five miles from Tamaya.

To get there, turn right out of Tamaya’s main entrance on Beach Boulevard and head east. Turn right onto San Pablo Road and head south. Turn right onto William Davis Parkway and the Mayo Clinic campus.

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville — 800 Prudential Drive (downtown)

You can’t miss it on Interstate 95 near downtown Jacksonville. It’s the collection of gleaming towers that flank the interstate just south of the St. Johns River, and is 20 minutes and 15.6 miles northwest of Tamaya.

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is ranked No. 2 in Jacksonville by U.S. News & World Report, and nationally ranked for one adult and three children’s specialties.

It includes a family of medical facilities: Baptist Medical Center South, Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Baptist Medical Center Nassau, plus Baptist Heart Hospital and Wolfson Children’s Hospital.

Baptist Medical Center Beaches is the location closest to Tamaya, at 1350 13th Avenue South in Jacksonville Beach — only 13 minutes and 6.5 miles away.

To get there, turn right out of Tamaya’s main entrance on Beach Boulevard and head east. Cross the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Turn right on 9th Street South in Jacksonville Beach, then right onto 13th Avenue South. You’re there!

UF Health Jacksonville — 655 8th Street West

This is part of the highly-rated, Gainesville-based UF Health system of medical facilities. The Jacksonville location is 23 minutes and 14.6 miles northwest of Tamaya.

To reach it, turn left out of Tamaya’s main entrance onto Beach Boulevard. Veer right onto State Road 228 West, which merges with U.S. 1 ALT North and crosses the St. Johns River via the Hart Bridge.

Near downtown Jacksonville, follow U.S. 1 as it curves west. Take the Boulevard Street exit. Head south to the UF Health Jacksonville campus at the corner of Boulevard and 8th Streets.

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