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Join the Coalition

By joining Healthy Bones Tampa Bay, you take steps toward improving bone health and helping to reduce osteoporosis-related fractures in the Greater Tampa Bay Area.

Poor bone health can affect people of all ages and backgrounds and can impact a person’s quality of life. By joining Healthy Bones Tampa Bay, you take steps toward improving bone health and helping to reduce osteoporosis-related fractures in the Greater Tampa Bay Area by supporting practical education and current science-based information in nutrition, exercise and posture and good body mechanics.

Become a Volunteer

By joining Healthy Bones Tampa Bay, you can contribute in a variety of ways.

  • Serving as a local Healthy Bones Tampa Bay Educator
  • Providing meeting space for coalition meetings
  • Sharing information about bone health in your community
  • Assisting with volunteer recruitment
  • Supporting, hosting or volunteering at Healthy Bones Tampa Bay Community Talks

Coalition Peer Educators teach consumers in the Greater Tampa Bay area by leading
hour-long
Healthy Bones Tampa Bay Community Talks. Educators must complete online training through American Bone Health. 

Those interested in serving in a non-educational capacity can complete an online orientation training through American Bone Health.

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What to know about bone health
and fracture prevention during COVID-19

  • Remove fall dangers in your home.
  • Stay physically active, and at least 6 feet away from others.
  • Eat for proper nutrition, and take a supplement if needed to get enough calcium and vitamin D.
  • Stick with your osteoporosis medicines and ask your doctor for extra if you’re unable to go to the pharmacy.
  • If you are due for Reclast, there is little concern about delaying for a few weeks or months.
  • If you take Prolia or Evenity injections, don’t miss your appointment.  Some facilities offer “drive-through” injections. Check with your doctor.
  • Bone density testing can be postponed, if necessary.
  • Speak with your doctor about the possibility of telephone and video visits.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a page with steps you can take to reduce your risk of catching the virus if you have a chronic illness.

Be well. We are here for you if you have any questions.