Healthy Community Coalition Mobile Health Unit June Events Schedule
May 24, 2013
The Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County (HCC) has announced its June schedule for Mobile Health Unit outreach events. Staff will be offering services such as blood pressure and cholesterol checks; information on cancer prevention, nutrition, physical activity and tobacco; one-on-one health counseling; and information and assistance on the Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program and other health assistance programs.
Guest presenters will be available at special events to discuss topics such as gardening, canning, and preserving. Free garden container kits will be available to participants on those dates.
The Mobile Health Unit will be offering health screenings at Tranten’s Store in Farmington on June 4 and 18; Tranten’s Store in Kingfield on June 11; the IGA in Rangeley on June 14; Edmund’s Market in Phillips in June 21; and the Eustis Town Office on June 28.
In addition, special gardening events offering free container gardens, gardening, and nutrition instruction will be offered at the Hope Harvest Garden at Franklin Memorial Hospital on June 6, 12, 13, and 20. All events are scheduled from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. During the month of June HCC will be accepting donations for the local food pantries.
All services are provided free. Donations are accepted. For more information, contact Janis Walker, HCC program manager, at 779-2750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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