Social Media Policy

We do make reasonable efforts to monitor participation to ensure that you stay on topic, are courteous and avoid making offensive comments. Please remember that information posted on any of our social media platforms should not be considered medical advice and should not replace a consultation with a health care professional. Information or “following” should not be considered an endorsement for the respective person, brand, or concept.

Please be aware that once you post something online, there is the potential for many people to read your words, even years from now. As a result, we suggest that you exercise caution when posting medical information on any of our social media sites and that you not disclose personal identifiable information like your medical record number, financial information, etc.

The opinions and/or views expressed on Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and blog pages, represent the thoughts of individual bloggers, social media managers, and online communities, and not those necessarily of Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers or any of its affiliates or any of their respective employees and medical staff. The opinions and views expressed on these pages do not in any way reflect the views of the site they are posted on, other sites affiliated with the site, the staff involved with maintaining the site or any members of the site.

While Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers makes reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we do not moderate all comments and cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information.

Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers reserves the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate. Comments including, but not limited to, the following may be deleted or edited by the moderators:

  • Abusive or hurtful comments about a blogger or another participant
  • Off-topic and redundant comments (this includes promotion of events, groups, pages, Web sites, organizations and programs not related to or affiliated with the Dr Garcia or Vivaliti)
  • Comments that use foul language or “hate speech” (for example, including but not limited to racial, ethnic or gender bashing language)
  • Personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (i.e., making negative personal or untrue comments about a participant), instead of constructive criticism of his/her posting, opinion or comments
  • Comments that violate the privacy of our patients and their families

All links to other Web sites found linked from Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers social media sites are provided as a service to readers, but such linkage does not constitute endorsement of those sites by Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers, and as such we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

By submitting content to any Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers social media sites, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public, and that Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers may use this information for internal and external promotional purposes. Please note that other participants may use your posted information beyond the control of Jay J. Garcia M.D. Weight Loss & Wellness Centers. If you do not wish to have the information you have made available via this site used, published, copied and/or reprinted, please do not post on our pages.