The OneBlood Blood Mobile will be at the Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, on March 3 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Appointments are required. Visit OneBlood.org for information.
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco & Pinellas’ free SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) program will host these upcoming Medicare meetings, via Zoom:
- March 3 at 10 a.m.: Medicare Part C Advantage Plans
- March 3 at noon: Medicare Basics
The YMCAs of Tampa Bay offer a CDC-approved (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Diabetes Prevention Program, for qualified Medicare participants. The 12-month lifestyle program can help to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and is offered both in-person and virtually. A trained lifestyle coach provides a supportive environment so participants can learn how to incorporate healthy eating, physical activity and behavior modification into their daily lives. For information, email the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA at , or call YMCA of the Suncoast at 727-379-2473.
Karl & DiMarco North, 19022 Geraci Road in Lutz, will host $5 Zumba for Women fitness classes on Mondays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The studio is prepped and taped for social distancing, and hand sanitizers are available. Temperature checks also are done. Participants should bring a towel and water bottle. Drop-ins are welcome. For information, email , or visit ZumbaWithCece.com.
The Department of Health in Pasco County (DOH-Pasco) continues to offer free rapid HIV and hepatitis C testing on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the county health department, 10841 Little Road in New Port Richey. Results from rapid tests will be available in 20 minutes. No matter the test results, DOH-Pasco will work with clients to take steps to help them protect their health. Testing is by appointment only. For information, questions or to schedule an appointment, call 727-619-0260.