Events

Health Equity In Action: What's The Environment Got To Do With It?

Thursday, September 15, 2016
9:30am to 10:30am
Juvenile Welfare Board
1002 East Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
United States

Join the Tampa Bay Health Collaborative's Health Equity Committee to discuss emergency and disaster preparedness strategies for vulnerable populations in Tampa Bay. Meeting attendees will have an opportunity to learn about environmental concerns such as climate change, sea-level rise and Zika.

RSVP Here: tbhchealthequityinaction.eventbrite.com

Roundtable to Strengthen & Preserve Florida Medicaid

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
9:00am to 12:00pm
Children's Board of Hillsborough County
1002 East Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
United States

Join health care policy leaders, advocates, and stakeholders for a convening on the state of Florida’s Statewide Medicaid Managed Care program in Tampa. Two years after the statewide rollout, it’s time to evaluate where we are and what we can do better on behalf of Florida’s most vulnerable residents.

The Politics of Health Care: Let's Talk About It

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Galen College of Nursing
11101 Roosevelt Boulevard North #207
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
United States

Three Tampa Bay Area Leagues of Women Voters join forces to present a facilitated panel discussion examining health care, media and politics. Seating is limited so click here to register. Discussion topics include:

  • The Affordable Care Act in Florida
  • Media's role in shaping public perception and reporting on health care issues
  • The role of policy in shaping regional health care outcomes
  • Policy and Planned Parenthood: Impacts on preventive and reproductive medical services for women
  • The politics of health care.

Audience questions and answers will follow the discussion.

Miami-Dade County Candidate Forum

Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:00pm
Miami-Dade Main Library Auditorium
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
United States

Engage with a panel of state and local candidates for elected office share their views on Florida’s and Miami’s most pressing issues, including: health care, the environment, education, housing, and more. RSVP at www.FloridaCHAIN.org/MiamiForum.

Alachua County Candidate Forum and Medicare/Medicaid Birthday Party

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 6:00pm
Emmanuel Mennonite Church
1236 NW 18 Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32609
United States

A panel of state and federal candidates running for elected office will share their views on health care issues, including a single payer system and Medicaid expansion. Refreshments and birthday cake will be served to celebrate the anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.

Let's Talk Medicaid Expansion!

Saturday, May 21, 2016
11:00am to 12:00pm
Einstein Bagels
441 S Orlando Ave
Maitland, FL 32751
United States

Come hang out with other Central Florida moms and dads at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21st at Einstein Bagels in Maitland! We’ll be talking about affordable health coverage, including expanding access to Medicaid for Florida families. Click here to RSVP.

Tampa Forum On The Rising Cost Of Prescription Drugs

Thursday, May 19, 2016
9:00am to 11:00am
Empath Health Suncoast Hospice Community Service Center South
3050 1st Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
United States

The Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative is sponsoring an interactive panel discussion/forum on rising prescription drug costs. The Forum Panelists, along with attendees, will explore the various reasons for the increasing costs of prescription drugs, and then explore what our community can do to address it. Please plan now to join us for this information and "action-plan" oriented event. Click here to RSVP.

Miami Takes Action To Close The Coverage Gap

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6:00pm to 7:30pm
African Heritage Cultural Arts Center: , Miami, FL
6161 NW 22 Ave.
Miami, FL 33142
United States

Members of the community will gather to organize and take action to close the coverage gap. We will discuss tips for advocacy and plan concrete activities targeting key decision makers. Dinner and refreshments will be served. Visit www.floridachain.org/chainreactors to RSVP.

Moving Forward Together: Uniting for a Healthier Miami-Dade

Saturday, May 14, 2016
12:00pm to 3:00pm
African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
6161 NW 22nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33142
United States

The Florida Health Alliance and the Social Justice Table present a community showcase and health fair focused on improving public health in Miami-Dade County. Free food and health care screenings will be provided for attendees, and numerous community organizations will be present to inform the community about their efforts to make Miami healthy,

Documentary Screening: "Lives On The Line"

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
12:15pm to 3:15pm
USF Marshall Student Center
MSC 3705 Manatee
Tampa, FL 33620
United States

Join us for the screening of a brand new documentary on Floridians living in the health care coverage gap. Come share your thoughts and help nearly 600,000 Floridians at the same time!