January 2016

Flu Shots: Just $30
Sarasota Memorial offers $30 flu shots (or we can bill Medicare) at our five urgent care centers in Sarasota, Venice and Manatee. Pneumonia vaccines also are available.

The centers are open 8 am - 8 pm daily, including most holidays. No appointments necessary.

Information: (941) 917-7777 or visit: smh.com/urgentcare.

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Solutions4Resolutions 2016!
Ready to kick start your 2016 New Year’s resolutions? HealthFit – Powered by Sarasota Memorial – is offering an inspiring array of FREE classes and education programs in January to help you meet your fitness and personal wellness goals.

Sign up today by calling (941) 917-7000.

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Dr. Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease
Sarasota Memorial is pleased to introduce the Ornish Reversal Program, the first Medicare-covered program proven to reverse heart disease without medications or surgery.

Participants enroll in a 9-week program that helps them adopt a healthy lifestyle based on four key program elements – a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet; at least 30 minutes of exercise each day; stress management techniques; and support.

To learn more, call (941) 917-6139 or click here.

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Cardiac Summit
Sarasota Memorial’s 4th Annual Cardiac Summit will be held 7 am-3 pm Saturday, Feb. 13, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The summit offers physician lectures on the latest advances in cardiac care available in Southwest Florida.

Although it is a medical education event, it is free and open to the public. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses and qualified health professionals.

Seating is limited. RSVP by Feb. 9: (941) 917-2399.

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Join us in HealthConnection on the first floor of Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s main campus for free health presentations and discussions with SMH experts.

For a full schedule or more information, visit our site, or call (941) 917-7011.

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Trends in Oncology Care
Join Sarasota Memorial’s leading physicians at the annual Women and Medicine luncheon sponsored by Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Jan. 15, 2016, Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

For tickets and information, call (941) 917-1286.

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Grand Rounds
Join Sarasota Memorial physicians and clinical staff 8-9 am Friday, Jan. 15, for a special Grand Rounds in Sarasota Memorial’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Grand Rounds is a medical education teaching series for clinical hospital staff and not generally open to the public; however, due to the community interest in this topic, the session is free and open to the public. Neurologist Alan Grindal, of Sarasota Memorial’s Memory Disorders Clinic, will discuss the many ways people get concussions, as well as treatment and prevention strategies.

RSVP required: Call (941) 917-7777.

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