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TGH Community Wellness & Outreach 

Tampa General Hospital's Community Wellness department offers a variety of programs to help you identify health risks, manage conditions and achieve better health. Classes and lectures are provided by TGH physicians and certified health educators. Many programs are free and a referral is not required. Contact one of our community wellness team members with any questions:

 
Tampa General Hospital Community Wellness Team
Tampa General Hospital Health Educator Juliana Castillo
Juliana Castillo

Community Engagement Coordinator 
 
 

Tampa General Hospital Health Educator Tamika Powe
Tamika Powe

Community Benefit & Health Edu Prog Manager
 
 

Maria Melendez

Community Engagement Coordinator  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To sign up, click on a class below for online registration or call (813) 660-6101. Recordings of past virtual events are also listed below. 

Tools to Quit   I  Multiple dates   
Considering quitting tobacco? TGH offers access to virtual tobacco cessation programs, for free! The Tools to Quit program is designed to help participants learn about preparing to quit, skills to deal with nicotine cravings and dealing with slips.  Tools to Quit virtual classes are offered in English and Spanish. Participants will receive free patches, gum, or lozenges, if medically appropriate. For additional information, please visit www.tobaccofreeflorida.com/quityourway.  To register, please contact Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center at  813-929-1000 or info@gnahewc.org. Technology requirements: Internet access, computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone with video and microphone capabilities.

April 19, 2021              11:00 am – 1:00 pm
May 25, 2021              5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
June 17,  2021            10:00 am – 2:00 pm
July 26, 2021               1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
August 20, 2021          11:00 am – 1:00 pm
September 16, 2021    5:30 – 7:30 pm
October 20, 2021        12:00 – 2:00 
 
Cancer: Thriving and Surviving   I  April 29, 2021  
The final stages of cancer treatment can be both exciting and stressful. Many cancer survivors find themselves dealing the effects of treatment and physical changes. If you are a cancer survivor affected by some of these issues, you, your family, and/or caregivers may learn practical techniques to deal with these issues. Virtual classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success builds participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health. Registration is required as space is limited. Meeting dates: April 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27; Jun 3, 8. You must be able to attend all sessions. Technology requirements: Internet access, computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone with video and microphone capabilities. 
 
Stroke: Are You at Risk?    I  May 25, 2021 5:30PM   
This National Stroke Awareness Month,  join the experts at Tampa General Hospital for a special virtual lecture that will teach you how to reduce stroke risks, recognize stroke symptoms, and how to respond in  the event of a stroke. Vascular neurology nurse practitioner Noella West will be joined by AeroMed flight nurse Auri Miller to  bring you this important health education. Click here to submit your questions to the presenting subject matter experts to be answered during the live event. 
 
 
COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Town Hall I Watch Recording here
In virtual event COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall a diverse panel of medical experts and community leaders convened to address the community’s questions regarding COVID-19 and community vaccination efforts. 

COVID-19 Precautions in Workplace Settings I Watch Recording here 
COVID-19 Precautions in Workplace Settings discussed infection prevention tips to safely reintegrate back into a workplace setting along with resources available to employers looking to safeguard their employees and visitors. This event featured medical panelists and participant Q&A and took place on July 14, 2020. 

COVID-19 Q&A: Separating Facts from Fear for Transplant Patients and Care Givers I Watch Recording here
In this virtual event Tampa General Hospital’s transplant physicians came together to answer community member questions on how COVID-19 impacts the lives of transplant patients and caregivers. This event featured audience Q&A and took place on July 10, 2020. To watch on YouTube click here

Continued Care During COVID-19 I Watch Recording here
Continued Care During COVID-19 addressed community questions like: Is it safe to go to my wellness exam? What can I expect when I go to my doctor’s office? Where should I go to get tested for COVID-19? This virtual event featured medical panelists and a participant Q&A and took place on July 9, 2020. 

Safety Within Hospital Walls I Watch Recording here
Safety Within Hospital Walls discussed what safety measures TGH has implemented to keep our patients, physicians, team members and community safe while receiving care at TGH.  This event featured medical panelists and participant Q&A and took place on June 25, 2020. 

COVID-19 Keeping Tampa Safe Virtual Town Hall I Watch Recording here
COVID-19 Keeping Tampa Safe COVID-19 Townhall focused on staying safe during this next phase presented by the medical experts at Tampa General Hospital. This event took place on June 12, 2020 and included a diverse panel of medical experts and community leaders who addressed the community’s current questions regarding COVID-19. To watch on YouTube click here

COVID-19 Q&A: Separating Facts from Fear for Cancer Patients and Care Givers I Watch Recording here
In this virtual event experts from Tampa General Hospital and the American Cancer Society came together to separate fact from fears about how COVID-19 is impacting the lives of cancer patients.This event featured audience Q&A and took place on May 21, 2020. 

 

                                                                                                                

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