Mobile Health

October mobile health unit events listed

FARMINGTON — The Healthy Community Coalition has announced its October schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of free health screenings and education will be offered. Screenings will include blood pressure, cholesterol, colon cancer (FIT screening) and body composition analysis.

Thursday, Oct. 5: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., IGA in Rangeley.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: 9 a.m. to noon, Food City in Wilton; 1 to 4 p.m., Walmart in Farmington, where nurse practitioner Deborah Burchfield will provide free medical care for sick visits, follow-up appointments or referrals.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: 1 to 4 p.m., Food City in Livermore Falls.

Friday, Oct. 20: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Skowhegan Savings Bank in Phillips.

Staff will also be available to offer assistance with mammography and annual physical exam scheduling, as well as assistance with programming to help cover the costs. Other assistance 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 through funding from the John T. Gorman Foundation, the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area and the Ladd Foundation. Special breast health services are available through funding from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program.

FMI: 207-779-2750, [email protected]

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