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Regarding COVID-19

Things are Changing So Check Back Often

The new Coronavirus and COVID-19 are changing many things in our lives. Follow this space for news of community acupuncture's return and to learn about TeleHealth, our new service. 

Dear Friends,

As of March 20th, 2020, we have temporarily ceased providing acupuncture at Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture.

We closed for 3 reasons: first, new federal and state guidelines were put in place prohibiting groups of 10 or more people in order to halt the spread of coronavirus. And then late in the day on March 20th, Gov. DeSantis closed all medical practices: here’s his Executive Order.

Most importantly, we want to help Tampa stop the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve. At this time, we need to work together as a community, stay home, and practice social distancing, so we can limit the number of people at any one time who need hospital resources, like ventilators.

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Continuity of Care

To provide you with continuity of care we have begun to offer TeleHealth sessions. Our new TeleHealth service allows us to interact directly with our patients via the internet (aka Videoconferencing), from the privacy of your own home. Keep an eye on your email for more information about TeleHealth and using traditional Chinese medicine at home.

The brick & mortar SHCA will be open again as soon as possible! We’ll send an email update when we are preparing to reopen.

We’ll be missing you so stay in touch!

In community & solidarity,

Gururas & the SHCA Crew

🐯P.S. We know this is a trying time for us all. We’re part of a cooperative and have always found tough times are easier with a little help from our friends. In fact, our friends at Working Class Acupuncture (WCA) want to help. If you feel like kitty gifs and videos might help you feel better, our friends at WCA will send your one a day —  direct to your email inbox.🐈

If you want in, sign up HERE for WCAs COVID fighting cats. It will be just cuteness and laughs, nothing more.🐱

COVID-19 Resources

🖥 The City of Tampa has COVID-19 Information web resources for people in the Tampa area.

☎️ The Florida COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 +1 (866) 779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov

REMEMBER Stay connected & get the care you need!

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

When to Cancel Our Cancelation Policy: During the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, things have changed, and we change with them. If you’re ever sick and wondering whether you should cancel your acupuncture appointment, here are some guidelines. You should cancel if you have: – had a fever in the last 2 weeks – cared for or are… Continue Reading

POCA Membership

POCA Membership

POCA is a co-op? What does that mean? Yes!  Although Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture is a locally-owned small business, it has always been a member clinic of POCA (People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture). As a matter of fact, we wouldn’t exist without POCA!  Gururas opened her first community acupuncture clinic in 2007 in southeastern Massachusetts.… Continue Reading

Zines!

Zines!

  A zine is an independently or self-published booklet, often hand-made & affordably-priced. Often devoted to specific and unconventional topics. Our zines focus on community & health, because that’s what *we’re* about!  Because they don’t have any sort of corporate backing, zines are very rugged, opinionated, individualized, and much more charismatic than larger, more popular… Continue Reading

International Cooperative Day: July 2nd

International Cooperative Day: July 2nd

Celebrate International Cooperative Day with us on Saturday, July 2nd! All POCA Co-op members get FREE acupuncture at Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture throughout the day. Click here to join! International Co-op Day 2016 International Cooperative Day 2016 falls on July 2nd. The event is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement and is observed on the first… Continue Reading

Celebrate May Day 2016 on May 2nd: POCA Members Get Free Acupuncture

Celebrate May Day 2016 on May 2nd: POCA Members Get Free Acupuncture

May Day 2016 Celebrate May Day with Your Co-op Members Monday, May 2nd, community acupuncture clinics around the world begin their 13th Annual May Day Celebration. Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture will join in the celebration on Monday by providing our POCA Co-operative members free acupuncture 2-8PM at the clinic (last session starts at 7PM). Join POCA and… Continue Reading

11th Annual May Day Celebration: Free Acupuncture

11th Annual May Day Celebration: Free Acupuncture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/11/2014  Contact for Info: Gururas Khalsa Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture (813) 237-8920 gururas@seminoleheightsacupuncture.com Observe May Day with Us!  Tampa, FL — Thursday, May 1st, Community Acupuncture clinics around the world begin their 11th Annual May Day Celebration by offering free acupuncture. Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture will join in the celebration providing free acupuncture… Continue Reading

Clinic Grows

Clinic Grows

PRESS RELEASE– WELCOME NICOLE WHITING, LMT Massage and More Hours. Tampa, FL, 03/29/14 – SHCA welcomes Nicole Whiting, LMT to the clinic. Nicole will provide therapeutic massage to clients Tuesdays through Saturdays. The clinic is adding massage to the services it offers as part of the clinic’s growth. ”Our clinic’s affordable sessions allow patients to… Continue Reading

Clinic Opens in Seminole Heights

Clinic Opens in Seminole Heights

PRESS RELEASE– SEMINOLE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE OPENS IN THE HEART OF THE HEIGHTS Healing based on simplicity. Pricing based on reality. Tampa, FL, 11/9/13 – Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture (SHCA) is opening next week and will begin providing acupuncture at its new location at the corner of N Central and Lambright. Acupuncture is one of… Continue Reading

Clinic Hours

Monday: 10AM – 6PM

Tuesday: 10AM – 6PM

Wednesday: 10AM – 6PM

Thursday: 10AM – 6PM

Friday: 10AM – 6PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

POCA

POCA

Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture, our staff, and volunteers are members of the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture. POCA is a co-operative run and fueled by co-op members who believe that acupuncture should be available to people: learn more about that here.

We see acupuncture changing lives every day. It’s simple, safe and effective, as well as the most widely used medicine in the world! Last year POCA clinics, about 150 of them in all, gave more than 1 million treatments.

We support the Community Acupuncture movement with our POCA membership and our volunteer hours.

We know that acupuncture can change the world, and would love for you to join us in The Calmest Revolution Ever Staged!

Interested? Help spread access to acupuncture by learning more about POCA.  Click here to join online.  Or drop by Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture to talk with us more about our favorite co-operative, POCA!

 

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