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From the Executive Director When I arrived in last March, Covid-19 restrictions had just been put in place.   There were no cars on the road, businesses were shuttered, and citizens were confined to their homes.  I met with staff and asked, “Should we keep this office open?”  The answer was a resounding, “Yes!” As I

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We Care Donates Barb’s Bags-chemo Care Bags to Local Oncologist

This week We Care Manatee will donate Barb’s Bags (breast cancer chemotherapy care bags) to 2 local medical oncologist for distribution to those in need. Each bag includes a blanket, pillow, socks, adult coloring book with pencils, hand cream, lip balm, potpourri bags with lavender, ginger chews, a journal, pen, picture frame, and an ID Tag. Recipients

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We Care Manatee’s Pharmaceutical Assistance Program

Victoria P. Kasdan, R.N, MPHExecutive Director, We Care Manatee No one should have to choose between filling a needed prescription and paying for food, rent or other living essentials. At We Care Manatee we believe all prescription medications should be safe, effective and affordable.  Unfortunately, expensive prescription drugs represent a significant barrier to the prevention,

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Srq Daily Saturday Perspectives by Victoria Kasdan

For Many in Manatee, Quality Health Care Still Out of Reach The good news on the national and local scene is that unemployment rates are low. The not-so-good news is that low unemployment rates are not a predictor of good health—or even an ability to access affordable health care when you need it. With one

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We Care Manatee Celebrates Motown Magic

Article courtesy of Herald-Tribune By Gayle Guynup Social editor | Posted Jun 10, 2018 at 8:51 AM | Updated Jun 10, 2018 at 8:51 AM • Photos: Courtesy of Wendy Dewhurst Clark The theme was “Motown Magic” at this year’s second annual We Care Manatee Luncheon and Fashion Show, held at the Manatee Performing Arts

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Health Fair Exhibitor: Manatee County School District- April 28, 2018

We Care Manatee was an exhibit booth participant at the recent health fair sponsored by Manatee County School District, Saturday, April 28, 2018 Congratulations to We Care Manatee’s  raffle winner at the event: Jennifer Kellner Ms. Kellner’s prizes included: Yoga Gift Basket- including yoga mat, socks, water bottle, 1 month unlimited at Pure Barre and $25

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From the Desk Of Dr. Jenna Kazil, Vascular and General Surgeon

While in high school I decided to become a physician. I didn’t think about how I would fund my education or how I would earn a living. My primary concern was to learn how to care for patients in any surgical situation. I chose a residency program where I felt I would get an intensive,

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Dr. Jenna Kazil, Vascular and General Surgeon 701 Manatee Ave West Suite 105 Bradenton FL 34205 (941) 787-4379
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