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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 Health
Educator
 
 

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. 

October 13 6PM  | Mental Health Matters: Breaking the Stigma I Register and Watch live on TGH Facebook & YouTube
Nearly 9 million young adults have reported dealing with a mental illness, yet almost half of them don’t receive help or treatment (SAMHSA). We’re committed to change this.  Join Tampa General Hospital and Frameworks on World Mental Health Day for a special virtual event featuring a panel of mental health experts, as well as teens, college students, and young adults dealing with their own adversities. We’ll host an open discussion around these conditions and treatment options on Facebook and YouTube live.  Whether you’re a teenager dealing with anxiety, a college student struggling with stress, a teacher who sees students dealing with stress, or a parent with a child experiencing mental health issues, all are invited as we break the stigma and discuss why mental health matters.  This event will feature live audience Q&A.  Cick here for the opportunity to submit questions to panelists.

November 6 12PM | Women's Health Series: Inequities In Healthcare - A Spotlight on Women's Health  I  Webinar Registration
Presented by: Vanessa Hux, MD
According to the CDC, health disparities and inequalities are gaps in health among segments of the population. Conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and play are a primary factor. Join us as we discuss what these differences in health outcomes mean for minority populations. Attendees will also receive access to key resources for community members who may be affected.

 

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

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. 

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. 

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 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. 

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

                                                                                                                

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If you are interested in using the FREE myStrength online self-help resource, please call (813) 660-6107 to receive your Access Code. Then visit www.mystrength.com , click on "Sign Up" and enter your Access Code. Complete the myStrength sign-up process and personal profile to access all resources.