Healthy Community Coalition Announces Mobile Health Unit Events

May 29, 2017

FARMINGTON, MAINE

Healthy Community Coalition announces its schedule of June’s Mobile Health Unit events. A variety of free health screenings and education will be offered at each event including blood pressure, cholesterol, colon cancer screening (FIT screening) and body composition analysis.

Thursday, June 1

10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Edmunds Market in Phillips    

2:30–5:30 p.m. IGA in Rangeley

Friday, June 2

10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Fotter’s Market in Stratton

2:30–5:30 p.m. Tranten’s Market in Kingfield

Wednesday, June 7

1–4 p.m. Food City in Livermore Falls

Wednesday, June 14

10 a.m.–1 p.m. Save-A-Lot in Farmington

2–5 p.m. Food City in Wilton

Tuesday, June 20     

1-4 p.m. Wal-Mart in Farmington

Thursday, June 22

10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Senior Resource Fair in Wilton

 

Staff will also be available to offer assistance with mammography and annual physical exam scheduling as well as assistance with programming to help cover these costs. Other assistance offered includes free tobacco recovery support, cancer prevention, nutrition and physical activity resources, activities for youth, and Affordable Care Act enrollment assistance.

 

All services are provided free thanks to funding from the John T. Gorman Foundation and the United Way of the Tri Valley Area. Special breast health services offered is available through funding from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program.

 

For more information please contact Janis Walker at 779-2750 or jwalker@fchn.org.