Coalition Expands Health Outreach in Greater Livermore Falls
December 9, 2008The Healthy Community Coalition is pleased to announce that the mobile health unit will expand its monthly outreach in southern Franklin and northern Androscoggin counties beginning December 29 thru June.
The mobile health unit is scheduled to be at: Hannaford Plaza in Jay the first Monday of each month; Food City in Livermore Falls the second and third Monday; and at Pike's Corner Oasis in Livermore on the last Monday of each month. Hours for each stop are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Visitors can receive a free ScoreHealth screening; ScoreHealth is a health risk assessment tool that includes a cholesterol and blood pressure check, and information about changes you can make to keep you healthy or improve your health.
Residents are also invited to stop by for a blood pressure check, a physician referral, or to chat with staff. Personnel can provide residents with information about the many services that Franklin Community Health Network provides in the region including: Franklin Health Access, a program that helps uninsured and under-insured people get connected to affordable health care services and prescriptions; primary care provided by Franklin Health Livermore Falls Family Practice; NorthStar's Lifeline personal alert system and house call services (visits to check homebound individuals); and services provided at FMH Outpatient Services in Livermore Falls.
All visits are weather permitting and cancellations will be announced on WKTJ radio at 99.3 FM.
For additional information contact the Healthy Community Coalition at 779-3136.
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