Spring Community Conversation
April 02, 2021
Charlotte County, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County (DOHCharlotte) is pleased to announce their first bi-annual Community Conversation for Spring
2021 in partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), Department of Health
Sciences at the Marieb College of Health & Human Services.
According to Dr. Pepe, Health Administrator, “Mental health is a key component to overall
wellness. As we continue to mitigate the effects of COVD-19, mental health must be a part
of that recovery effort. This series is a collaboration between the Health Department and
partners to facilitate these conversations more frequently to improve services to our
Community Conversations is a health series by the Florida Department of Health in
Charlotte County that will invite various public health experts to discuss current health
topics and trends most relevant to you, Charlotte County residents. Each Community
Conversation will have a Q&A portion for you to ask our featured health expert some of the
most pressing questions you have always wanted to know more about.
This May, our first Community Conversation is pleased to welcome Dr. Maka Tsulukidze,
MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor at the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in the
Department of Health Sciences, Marieb College of Health & Human Services. Dr.
Tsulukidze will discuss current mental health trends and provide practical research-based
strategies that we can all take to improve our daily mental health, especially in this time of
Free and open to all! Please join us Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 2:00PM-3:00PM for
this virtual conversation.
To register, please go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCSpr21.
For any questions about this event, email HealthyCharlotte@flhealth.gov.
About the Florida Department of Health
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protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state,
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