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Healthy You, Healthy Us

At Leesburg Regional Medical Center, we've made a commitment to improve the health and quality of life of the individuals and communities that we serve. Through innovative community programs and partnerships, we are able to reach out to our neighbors through a wide range of medical and educational services.

Our award-winning Healthy You, Healthy Us wellness program is focused on bringing new, innovative classes and opportunities to the community and to hospital employees to encourage positive change in their overall health and wellness. 

Classes, Workshops & Support Groups

Classes, Workshops & Support Groups

The health of our employees, community and friends is a top priority at Central Florida Health. That's why our Healthy You, Healthy Us Wellness Program offers the following resources for you and your loved ones. Classes are taught by caring professionals who have your best interests in mind. Please plan to join us!

Awards

Our Healthy You, Healthy Us wellness program has been honored by the following organizations:

State of the Heart Fitness Track

The "State of the Heart" Fitness Track is here for you. Just over one-third of a mile around, the shock-resistant trail encircles the area around the Urgent Care Center on the campus of Leesburg Regional Medical Center. It offers an easy and FREE form of healthy exercise to employees as well as members of the community.

The track is open daily from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. and includes easy-to-use fitness equipment along the trail. 

State of the Heart Fitness Track
550 E. Dixie Avenue
Leesburg, FL 34748

Education and Tips for Living Well

2018 Education Series

  • Vitamin D- learn more about this essential vitamin for sustained health.

2017 Education Series

2016 Education Series

  • Cholesterol - learn more about Cholesterol and why it is important.
  • Exercise - why is it important to be active? 
  • Diabetes - learn the risk factors and symptoms. 
  • Breast Cancer - early detection can save your life!

Tips for Living Well

Did you know that walking is a great way to boost your health? Here's why...

  1. Walking increases cardiovascular and pulmonary (heart and lung) fitness.
  2. Walking reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke.
  3. Walking improves management of conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, joint and muscular pain or stiffness, and diabetes.
  4. Walking improves bone strength and balance.
  5. Walking increases muscle strength and endurance. 
  6. Walking reduces body fat. 

To learn more about walking your way to better health, click here

Meet the Team


Juli Romero-Gomez, RN, CCWS, ACC
Wellness Program Coordinator, Central Florida Health

Juli is a Registered Nurse, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist and Accredited Certified Coach. She graduated from the University of Miami School of Nursing in 1996 and has a clinical background in Intensive Care, Critical Care, and Hospice. Her experience with high-acuity patients led to the decision to change her focus to wellness and preventative empowerment as a Nurse Educator in 2002.

In 2014, Juli joined the Central Florida Health team and played a key role in the development of an in-house progressive wellness program known as "Healthy You, Healthy Us." The wellness program has been a very successful addition to the hospital system and has greatly benefited team members, families and the community. 

As a Nurse, teacher, speaker and coach, Juli has helped people on their journey towards excellent health.  Since she approaches health and wellness from a holistic point of view and creatively combines it with traditional Western medicine, she provides a unique education experience that is fun, enlightening and encouraging to those she teaches and trains.


Janice Boleyn, MBA
Wellness Program Assistant, Central Florida Health

Janice graduated from Saint Leo University in 2014 with a Master’s in Business Administration. She has been a valued member of the Central Florida Health team since 2006.

Janice joined the wellness department in 2016 and enjoys helping others on their path to better health. She is a certified Diabetes Self-Management Program facilitator with Elder Options and is continuing to expand her knowledge in the extensive field of wellness.


Audrey Portanova, BF, RYT
Wellness Program Assistant, Central Florida Health 

Audrey graduated in 2012 from the University of South Florida, College of Business with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. She became passionate about wellness after implementing changes in her lifestyle which made a drastic difference in her life. Some areas of interest include yoga, essential oils, weight lifting, running, painting for stress relief, holistic nutrition and Ayurveda.

Audrey is a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher with continuing education in Ayurveda, certified Diabetes Self-Management Program facilitator with Elder Options, and is pursing certification in Health and Wellness Coaching and Life Coaching through the Health Coach Institute.

Since 2015, Audrey has enjoyed working with the “Healthy You, Healthy Us” wellness program as it enables her to share her passion for wellness with others on a daily basis.