AdventHealth is offering 3D mammograms in 30 minutes for $30, during September and October. Patients can visit ScheduleYourMammogramToday.com, or call (844) 464-2284 to schedule an appointment in Hillsborough, Pasco, Hardee, Highlands and Pinellas counties.
The Pasco County Library Cooperative will host Virtual Yoga Flow: Autumn Release on Sept. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., themed around National Peace Day and the first day of autumn.
The class will be a blend of yoga hatha and vinyasa, and will be accessible to all levels. Modifications to poses can be given according to participant’s energy level. The session will close with a yoga nidra guided meditation.
AdventHealth Dade City and AdventHealth Zephyrhills have transitioned the Healthy Happenings health talks to an online platform. The free talks will be broadcast on each hospital’s Facebook pages.
Physicians will speak on various topics, including joint replacement, men’s health, and pain management.
Registration is recommended. Those that register for a virtual talk also will receive a coupon to the AdventHealth Wellness Center Zephyrhills.
Upcoming talks, all at noon, are:
- Sept. 15: “Ask the Doctor: Aches and Pains,” on both hospital Facebook pages. The guest speaker will be Dr. Seth Cooper, board-certified orthopedic surgeon. To register, call (877) 534-3108, or visit AHZephyrhills.com.
- Sept. 22: “Ask the Doctors: Aches and Pains,” on the AdventHealth Dade City Facebook page. The guest speaker will be Dr. Edwin Colon, pain management specialist. To register, call (833) 300-2371, or visit AHDadeCity.com.
- Sept. 29: “Your Guide to Men’s Health,” on both hospital Facebook pages. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ralph Highshaw, board-certified urologist. To register, call (877) 534-3108, or visit AHZephyrhills.com.
Note: This information has been updated.
NAMI Pasco (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will host the Heroes of Hope virtual walk/run from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, for Mental Health Awareness Week.
Participants pick the time, place and distance, and can walk on a treadmill, walk a local nature trail, hula hoop, skateboard, and more.
There is no cost to enter, but individuals are encouraged to donate or fundraise to have a chance to win prizes and help the cause. T-shirts are available for purchase.
For details, visit NamiPasco.org/walk.
The Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation will present the 2020 Pink Ribbon Walk: Virtual 5K, sponsored by the Cancer Care Centers of Brevard and The US Oncology Network.
The Pink Ribbon Walk’s mission is to celebrate every form of physical activity and promote a healthy lifestyle while raising funds for adult cancer patients.
Through the month of October, participants can complete the walk anywhere, any day. Those registered can run, walk, dance and even swim their way to the virtual finish line.
Each participant will receive a medal and a T-shirt.
All proceeds benefit the FCS Foundation, which provides financial assistance for non-medical living expenses to qualified patients who are currently undergoing cancer treatment in Florida.
Registration is open through Sept. 30, online at FCSF.org/PWR2020.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will offer online virtual weight management support group meetings on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Aug. 26. Computer/internet access is required to participate. Participants can share tips on diet and exercise, find an exercise friend, and discuss struggles and successes. Support groups also can help enhance mental health. Anyone interested can call (727) 869-5498 to register, or visit BayonetPointHospital.com.