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The construction of the new Rehab Pavilion on the south side of Sarasota Memorial's main campus is quickly moving forward!
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Before attending yesterday's "HT Preps" event honoring area student athletes, Tim Tebow met with Sarasota Memorial's concussion research team to discuss a novel testing program SMH is using to safeguard football players in all 5 Sarasota County high schools. SMH research nurse Allison Lauderdale & principal investigator and neurologist Dan Stein, MD were happy to meet the former University of Florida football player.
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Today on the top level of the South Garage, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Suncoast Safe Kids Coalition led by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Sarasota Police Department, Sarasota County Fire Department, Sarasota County Health Department and the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office participated in a hot car safety demo and also provided important advice to share with parents, caregivers and pet owners about the dangers of heat stroke and ways to prevent it.
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Area law enforcement representatives and community leaders attended today's annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service hosted by Sarasota Memorial Hospital. The service honored and remembered officers across the nation who gave their lives in the line of duty. Two Florida law enforcement officers and three Florida Police K-9’s were honored at the service held in the hospital's courtyard.
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May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Members of Sarasota Memorial's Stroke Team are on the first floor of the hospital, near the B elevators, today until 2 pm. Stop by and say hello, spin the Stroke Awareness Wheel and win a prize, enjoy some light refreshments and always remember FAST (Face, Arm, Speech, Time)!
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Tours of Sarasota Memorial’s Rehabilitation Pavilion model patient room are available, by appointment, Tuesday’s (7:30 am to 3:30 pm) and Thursday’s (12 noon to 5 pm). The model room is located on the first floor of the Medical Arts building (1950 Arlington St., Sarasota 34239). To arrange a tour, please call 941-917-1804.

Currently under construction on Sarasota Memorial’s main campus, the new Rehabilitation Pavilion is scheduled to open at the end of 2016.
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Sarasota Memorial is proud to be a community sponsor of National Cancer Survivors' Day. Please note, new location for this year's event - Sunday, June 5, 1 to 3 pm, Fete Ballroom at the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch. To make your reservation, please call 941-917-7777.
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Join Sarasota Memorial Respiratory Therapist, Bob Sobkowiak, May 24 from 1 to 2 pm as he discusses "Healthy Living with COPD." Bob's presentation will include information on prevention, symptoms and managing the disease. The free program will be held in HealthConnection (first floor across from the Gift Shop). Reservations requested: 941-917-7011 or healthconnection@smh.com
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Join Sarasota Memorial Pharmacist, Jaymes Dean, Pharm D as he discusses "Seasonal Allergies" and the use of over-the-counter medications as well as prescription medications. Thursday, May 19, 1 to 2 pm at HealthConnection (1st floor of hospital, across from Gift Shop). Reservations requested: 941-917-7011 or HealthConnection@smh.com
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The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation's recent 15th annual golf tournament was a great success. The event raises funds for the Physicians Endowment Fund which supports staff education at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
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Sarasota Memorial is proud of its nurses throughout the year, but we are especially proud during National Nurses Week, May 6 - 12. Congratulations one and all!
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"Graduates" of all ages had a wonderful time at the recent SMH NICU Reunion!
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Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 806-bed regional medical center, is the among the largest acute care public health systems in Florida. With more than 4,000 staff & 1,000 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County's largest employers. A community hospital founded in 1925, we are governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. We are a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. Posting: Leigh Wilcox.