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Community Wellness Newsletter

Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County

COMMUNITY WELLNESS, the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County's bi-monthly newsletter, is available in online and printed form mailed to your address. To preserve your privacy, if you would like to be added to the email distribution list or have us mail you a copy OR would like to obtain copies prior to 2014, please call (813) 307-8071.

For individuals that rely on assistive technologies to access web content, please contact us at (813) 307-8071 for a text version of these documents.

2021 Issues and Topics

November - December 2021 - The Digital Divide, Healthy Meal Recipe, Domestic Violence: What you can do about it, Water: Too much, not enough and just right, Flexibility: Stretch your way to better health, How nuts are these health benefits?, When to check with your doctor first, 2021 influenza and flu vaccination.

September - October 2021 - Vaccine Urgency, Rainbow Ice Pops, What to Consider About Homelessness, Preparing for a Weather Emergency, Yoga for Health, Heart Attack Symtoms, FDOH-Hillsborough Honored nfor Innovation in Public Health. 

July - August 2021 - A Silent Health Crisis, But Really– How are You?, Getting Mental Health Literate, Mental Health First Aid Flyer, Overcoming Burnout, LGBTQIA+ Minority Stress & Behavioral Health, Infant Mental Health, Beat Boredom with These Fitness Tips, What About the Youth?

May - June 2021 - Beef, Bone Health, Maternal Mental Health, COVID-19, Tragedy, Recipe, Breastfeeding Support, Exercise Motivation and Programs.

March - April 2021 - Remaining Connected, Healthy Meal Recipe, Safe Outdoor Activities, Community Dental Health Program, National Nutrition Month, Everyday Ways To Eat More Fruits and Vegetables, April is National Minority Health Month and What’s The Best Way to Dispose Your Meds?

January - February 2021 - The Plan For 2021, Healthy Recipe Healthy Food Can Be Convenient, Too, Food and Fitness: Make It a Family Affair, Bake for Family Fun Month, Prevent These 8 Common Injuries, Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Ways to Change Unhealthy Eating Habits, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.

2020 Issues and Topics

November - December 2020 - Planning for the Holiday, Healthy Meal Recipe, Stay Fit This Holiday Season, Gift Ideas, Setback Recovery Tips, Reading a Food Label, Flu Shot Info, What is A1C?

September - October 2020 - Healthy by Design, 10 Ways to Help Increase Health Equity, Children's Nutrition, Coronavirus Travel Advice, Staying Healthy in School, COVID-19 and High Blood Pressure, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Family Healthcare Foundation. 

May - June 2020 - Recipe, Sleeping, Nutrition Labels, COVID-19, Grains, Safe Kids.

2019 Issues and Topics

November - December 2019 - Hand washing, Healthy Meal Recipe, Diabetes Awareness, Smarter Snacks, Physical Activities Tips, AIDS Awareness Month, Healthy Living, Too Much Sitting?, What are MUFAs?, Employee Wellness Programs. 

September - October 2019 - Healthy Meal Recipe, Communicating When “Naked”, What is Health Literacy, Joining Together Eliminating Poverty, Fruits & Veggies Month, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nutrition and Healthy Eating, Making Mental Health A Priority and Work Site Wellness.

July - August 2019 - UV Safety Month, Healthy Meal Recipe, Health Equity Spotlight, August is National Breastfeeding Month, Stress Relief From Laughter?, 8 Tips to Make Sure You Are Hurricane Ready, Tree Trimming 101, Infant Feeding in Disasters and Emergencies, The ABC’s of Safe Sleep For Babies and Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida.

May - June 2019 - Healthy Meal Recipe, Get Into The Habit, 5 Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits & Veggies, 4 Benefits of Donating Blood, Why Are We Talking About Safe Sleep For Babies?, Men: Do You Need a Health Tune-Up?, Unplug: 12 Tips to Manage Kids’ Screen Time and 5 Surprising Facts About High Blood Pressure.

March - April 2019 - Healthy Meal Recipe, Get Into Habit: Pack Your Lunch, 6 Tips to Love Your Body More, Health Equity Regional Training, National Nutrition Month, 12 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young, Health In All Policies Resolution Passed, Disability & Inclusion, Unplug: 12 Tips to Manage Kids’ Screen Time and Class Calendar - Get Signed Up!

January - February 2019 - Health in All Policies (HiAP) Success Story, Healthy Meal Recipe, Beat Your Craving, 6 Tips to Loving Your Body More, Food Access - Health Equity, Heartburn or Heart Attack, The Gift of Giving Blood, 5 Easy Ways to Eat More Fruit and Veggies, First-Aids Kits, and Class Calendar - Get Signed Up!