Wellness Resources

Your health is our number one priority. As our community continues to be impacted by this public health situation, we have collected some content that might help you and your family stay healthy. Below you will find topics on healthy habits, emotional wellness, nutrition, physical fitness and more. 

Healthy Habits

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The Correct Way to Wash Your Hands

There are seven steps to properly washing your hands. Learn about proper handwashing to help stay protected from germs.

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Emotional Wellness

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How to Manage Stress During Challenging Times

If you’ve been feeling anxious or stressed during the coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. To help you manage stress and anxiety, Laura Arline, MD, interim chief quality officer at BayCare, provides some helpful tips.

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Physical Health

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Balance Exercise
Looking like a Florida flamingo while trying to work on your body's balance? Instead of balancing on one foot, try these layered exercises to increase your balance and stability.
Lateral Lunge
Feeling less than fit? The lateral lunge is an excellent and quick lower body exercise to strengthen your quads, hamstrings and glutes.
Pivot Exercise
One of our fitness center experts demonstrates how to do a pivot - an exercise you can do anywhere!

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Food and Nutrition

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Overnight Oats Recipe

Check out our overnight oats recipe for a healthy breakfast!

Tuna Wrap Recipe

Looking for a meal option that’s healthy, light and adds some crunch? Try our tuna wrap recipe loaded with fresh vegetables.

Chickpea Salad with Feta and Greek Lemon Dressing

Whether it’s for lunch, dinner or even breakfast, a summer salad is not only delicious, it keeps you cool because there’s no standing over a stove! Enjoy our healthy recipe for chickpea salad with feta and Greek lemon dressing. 

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Humanity at Work

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BayCare Makes Personal Protection Equipment for Health Care Workers

For some BayCare team members, sewing was never in their job description. But, when coronavirus began to spread, they put their sewing skills to use to help protect the lives of those at the front lines. A group of creative team members, led by longtime nurse Susan Milliken, have set up shop at BayCare’s system office making personal protection equipment for health care workers. For more information, visit BayCare.org/newsroom.

BayCare Neonatologist Uses Musical Talents to Inspire Others

Dr. Alfonso Vargas, a neonatologist at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital and medical director of St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital’s Therapeutic Hypothermia Programs, is not only a rock star in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), he’s also an actual rock star who is part of the Tampa Bay area acoustic duo SweetLick. Along with bandmate, Keith Schwier, Dr. Vargas wrote the song “Stronger” to bring a ray of hope during these trying times. 

St. Anthony’s Hospital Cheers for Discharge of COVID-19 Patient

When Marlene Sherman arrived at St. Anthony’s Hospital on March 27, she already had been feeling the effects of the novel coronavirus. Now, after nearly three weeks in the hospital, spending some of that time in the intensive care unit and on a ventilator while suffering from COVID-19, Sherman was discharged on April 17. Watch hospital staff celebrate her discharge.