Healthy Happens Here Webinar Series

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, Office of Community Health and Planning is proud to present a new webinar series titled “Healthy Happens Here”. Three events will be held each month and will cover a variety of topics including nutrition, mental health, tobacco cessation, and chronic disease self-management. Please feel free to share with your partners and general public as it is open and FREE to everyone! Stay tuned for our upcoming webinars.

We are looking for leaders in the community who are interested in speaking on public health topics. If you or someone you know would like to present during one of our webinars visit the Speaker Registration Page. 


Recordings coming soon.

Nutrition and Your Heart - Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 2 P.M.

This webinar recording will have two presentations that focus on improving your heart’s health and ways to reduce chronic disease. The first presentation is How To Know What Food To Eat And What To Avoid For Your Chronic Disease. For this presentation you will have the chance to learn more about the important role food plays in managing your chronic disease. You’ll learn about the many different foods that can improve your condition and which to avoid to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The second presentation is Food, Movement, and Rest as Medicine for Daily Stress. In times of stress, we often neglect to take care of ourselves. Whether it is the stress of work, school, or family, it is important to take time to refocus and reset ourselves. In this presentation, we will explore the impact of poor food choices, inadequate exercise, and insufficient rest on our health, in particular heart health. By learning the skills necessary to tune-up each area, we open the possibility for greater health and resiliency.

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New Year, New Habits  - Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 10:30 A.M

To celebrate the New Year, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s Office of Community Health and Planning will be hosting a webinar titled New Year, New Habits, which is part of the Healthy Happens Here webinar series. This webinar will include two presentations that focus on improving your health and practicing healthy habits in 2021. The first presentation is Setting & Achieving Your Goals. This presentation will highlight the importance of defining one’s goals and goal setting, understanding the different types of motivation, methods of overcoming barriers, and how you can create S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals. The second presentation is Quit Season 2021: The Benefits of Quitting & Tips to Quit Tobacco Use. In this presentation you will learn about the different reasons to quit tobacco use, the benefits of living a tobacco free life, and the resources available to help tobacco users successfully quit.

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Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking Awareness Webinar - Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 10:00 A.M

In recognition of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month and in support of the Look Beneath the Surface campaign, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County hosted a virtual webinar on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. At this event, we had two expert speakers in the field of human trafficking: Marta Trujillo from Miami-Dade County Coordinated Victims Assistance Center and Marta Martinez from Project GOLD at Kristi House. This webinar covered what human trafficking is, what it may look like, and how you can help.

Watch the video recording here.


December 7
Journey To Wellness Rx - Life's Simple 7

Join us to learn how your organization can promote chronic disease prevention and management through the distribution of the Journey to Wellness Rx, a non-pharmaceutical prescription that encourages individuals to create healthier lifestyles based on Life’s Simple 7.

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November 30
Tobacco Marketing and the Four Ps

Join us in learning about addressing tobacco marketing tactics and the industry use of the 4P’s of marketing to recruit new young smokers and sustain current smokers.

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October 21
Harvest Healthy Habits

Join us to learn about nutrition and chronic disease prevention with the importance of highlighting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and World Stroke Day.

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September 15th
Women’s Health and Fitness

Join us to learn from local professionals on the importance of physical activity and nutrition and the important role they both play in women’s health.

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September 25th
Tobacco and Pregnancy: What You need to know?

Join us in learning about how tobacco use during pregnancy and secondhand smoke are harmful to the health of both the mother and the baby.

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September 30th
Cholesterol Basics:

This presentation will help you understand cholesterol, how it can affect your health, risk factors, and how to improve your cholesterol levels.

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August 19
Introduction to High Blood Pressure

Come learn about high blood pressure, how it can affect one’s health, and how to take control of your health! This webinar will address risk factors for high blood pressure, while also learning about important guidelines when it comes to taking high blood pressure medication.

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August 26
Tobacco Cessation: Available Resources

During this webinar you will learn about the many benefits of being nicotine free. In addition, you will be able to learn about local programs and initiatives that can help move you towards a tobacco-free lifestyle.

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August 31
Be Your Best Self

Learn from local professionals on how to stay physically active, practice mindfulness, and keep a balanced diet to achieve a better well-being.

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Healthy Homes, Healthy Work Spaces - July 27th, 2020 

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