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Alana Wheelwright's parents remember getting the fateful call last year. Their 5-year-old daughter, Alana Wheelwright, was screaming from pain and confused...
Abby and Michael Blackburn have been an item since they first met as college students at Georgia State University almost 40 years ago while working at the university radio...
Jaylianne Rivera was a typical, healthy 5-year-old, enjoying everything like her friends in her homeland of Puerto Rico. Until one day, while participating in a school field...
Imagine you've had a stroke or been severely injured from a car accident.  Or you've developed a neurological condition that paralyzes your whole body. You can't walk...
It’s a global pandemic, tensions are high… some may be wondering do I really need to visit an Emergency Department? What can I expect during my visit? In a medical emergency...
As the city opens back up, we are continuing to see the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 rise across the state of Florida and the Tampa Bay Area. While Tampa...
Kristen's time in the Peace Corps taught her that access to quality healthcare is essential to living a good life. Now a patient advisory coordinator at Tampa General...
Dear Team, I recognize and want to acknowledge the pain and challenges we are facing as a community and as a country. The murder of George Floyd is egregious and horrible...
Dr. Peter Chang,vice president for care transitions, says, "At Tampa General Hospital, I'm most proud of our ability to take care of every single patient that comes to our...
When Anne Pivarunas graduated from nursing school she never expected to be fighting on the front lines of a global pandemic. She only knew that she'd be caring for people in...
Glenda Wright, director of Environmental Services at Tampa General Hospital, knows that her team's job is now more important than ever. As one of the first levels of...
On March 30, 2020, USF Health’s Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Infectious Disease teamed up with the the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County...
From healthcare workers on the frontlines to those simply staying at home, each of us has a part to play in the fight against COVID-19.  At Tampa General Hospital,...
Personal protective equipment (PPE) standards and protocols have become a key factor in the prevention of COVID-19 spread for both health care workers and community members....
At Tampa General Hospital, we are working hard to ensure safe, world-class care is attainable for everyone in the Tampa Bay community and beyond, no matter the circumstances...
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tampa General Hospital Environmental Services (EVS) is working around the clock alongside our clinical teams to disinfect and...
Tampa General Hospital has taken many steps to protect and ensure the safety of our patients, team members and physicians. While the CDC recommends screening patients for...
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Tampa General Hospital has implemented safety measures and protocols related to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) that align...
As the safety of our patients and team members remains our number one priority, we have had to modify our visitation policy over the past few months to adjust to the COVID-19...
In health care facilities, isolation represents one of several measures that can be taken to implement infection prevention and control. These measures help prevent...
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, don’t be scared to come to the Emergency Department. Doctors understand people’s fears, but they want to reassure patients:...
It has already been six weeks since Florida was directed to go into quarantine, and four weeks since the Florida stay-at-home order was mandated. Whether you have gone stir...
Even during this period of stay-at-home and social distancing, it’s important to occasionally leave the house to run errands and get some fresh air. These everyday activities...
While exploring a whole new meaning to the term ‘homebody’, you may notice it creating some tension between you and your health goals. Mindlessly wandering into the kitchen,...

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