VITAS Hospice Care in Citrus County and the Nature Coast, FL

Stretching from Florida’s Nature Coast to the Georgia border, VITAS provides hospice care for seriously ill patients and their families in 11 Florida counties: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee and Union.

VITAS hospice care has an inpatient unit located in Lecanto as well as offices and at-home services available throughout Citrus County and the Nature Coast.

In addition to expert clinical care, our hospice professionals are trained to understand veterans, their sacrifices and the effects that military service and combat have had on their lives.

Are you looking for a hospice career in Citrus County and the Nature Coast? View our open positions today.

The map below indicates our general service area in Citrus County and the Nature Coast.

VITAS Healthcare Locations in Citrus County and the Nature Coast

Hospice Care At Home

    Contact us to learn more about our at-home hospice care.


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Meet the VITAS Hospice Team

A VITAS physician


The physician closely monitors the progression of the patient’s illness, prescribes appropriate medications and coordinates care with other members of the team.
A VITAS hospice nurse

Hospice Nurse

The hospice nurse is skilled in assessing and managing pain and other symptoms. A nurse may also help with personal care.
A VITAS hospice aide

Hospice Aide

Hospice aides provide personal care to the patient. They are also the “eyes and ears” for the rest of the hospice team.
A VITAS social worker

Social Worker

The social worker acts as a friendly and skilled listener and provides emotional support.
A VITAS volunteer


The hospice volunteer can bring music or a Paw Pals animal companion, and spends quality time with the patient and family.
A VITAS chaplain


The chaplain ministers to the spiritual needs of patients and families of all faiths, and can work with their clergy.
A VITAS bereavement specialist

Bereavement Specialist

The bereavement specialist provides grief and loss support to the patient's loved ones.
The VITAS Care Team