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Posted: Aug 24, 2021

COVID-19 Recovery at Home | A How-to Guide

With Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Physician Laura McGill, DO

Most people can recover from COVID-19 at home, without hospital care. Use this COVID-19 Care at Home guide to know what supplies you can get ahead of time, what steps to take if you or a loved one gets sick with COVID-19 and when to seek medical care.

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Posted: Aug 17, 2021

Butternut Squash Bisque | Healthy Cooking with Thrive

A Thrive in the Kitchen Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

This month, our Thrive in the Kitchen team shows you how to make a delicious Butternut Squash Bisque. This healthy dish is an excellent source of vitamin C, beta-carotene and antioxidants. Our Thrive in the Kitchen series focuses on easy recipes that promote overall health and wellness for people living with cancer.

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Posted: Aug 9, 2021

Get the Facts | COVID-19 Vaccines

With SMH Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

Every day for the last week, Sarasota Memorial Hospital has had a record-setting number of patients with COVID-19 requiring acute care. What can we do to help stem this COVID-19 spike in our community? Get the facts on COVID-19 prevention and vaccines from Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, and other reliable, trustworthy sources.

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Posted: Aug 3, 2021

Back-to-Class Basics for 2021-2022 School Year

With Dr. Manuel Gordillo, Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease specialist

Be sure your student is ready to tackle the 2021-2022 school year safely with these tips from Sarasota Memorial’s medical experts on COVID-19 safety precautions, commuting safely and setting your student up for success.

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Posted: Jul 28, 2021

Moving the Needle on Mental Health: What You Can Do

By Behavioral Health Executive Director Terry Cassidy, LCSW

It’s critical that we raise awareness about mental health and mental illness every day. It’s important that we normalize talking about mental health and that we help those facing mental-health hurdles know there are people ready to help and support is available. Behavioral Health Executive Director Terry Cassidy, LCSW, explains why and how we can all help.

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