Eric James joins BayCare Medical Group
Dr. Eric James, orthopedic surgeon, has joined BayCare Medical Group and will accept appointments at three locations: 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz; 2727 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Tampa; and, 10141 Big Bend Road in Riverview.
James specializes in orthopedic surgery, including foot and ankle reconstruction. His focus is on the nonsurgical and surgical management of foot and ankle conditions, including ankle arthroscopy, fusions and post-traumatic reconstruction.
James received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Orlando Health. His foot and ankle surgery fellowship was at the Foundation for Orthopedic Athletic and Reconstruction Research in Houston, Texas.
For information, visit BayCareMedicalGroup.org.
NAMI members visit health fair
NAMI Pasco (National Alliance on Mental Illness) was represented by members Lt. Toni Roach, Pasco County Sheriff’s Office; Gloria Strother, vice president; and, Beth Piecora, Central Florida Behavorial Health, at the third annual Premiere Community Healthcare Women’s Health Fair in Hudson on Jan. 14.
NAMI Pasco is all-volunteer and offers support, education and advocacy for those living with mental illness and their families.
For information, call the NAMI info line at (727) 992-9653, or visit NAMIpasco.org.
Adult day center needs bridge volunteers
Jaime’s Adult Day Centers, 18950 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Lutz, is looking for volunteers to play with or teach the game of bridge to its senior members, preferably on Wednesdays and Fridays.
The center offers a variety of innovative activities for senior citizens throughout the day.
Health department relocates
The Florida Department of Health in Zephyrhills and Land O’ Lakes will relocate to Wesley Chapel, at 33845 State Road 54.
Starting Feb. 15, these services will be available at the new location: family planning, immunizations, child health, adult health, immigration physicals, WIC nutrition services, Healthy Start services and more.
To contact clinical offices, call (813) 780-0740.
To contact the WIC offices, call (727) 619-0129.
CARE Tampa Bay offers free peripheral neuropathy education and support on the second Saturday of every month, by appointment.
Topics include symptom management, coping, maximizing physical function, and medications and nutritional supplements.