FARMINGTON — Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County recently announced its May schedule for Mobile Health Unit outreach events. Services offered include body composition analysis; blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose checks; cancer prevention, nutrition, physical activity and tobacco information; and information and assistance enrolling in the Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program, the Affordable Healthcare Act Health Insurance Marketplace, and other health assistance programs.

HCC’s trained staff can assist individuals through one-on-one health counseling to make steps toward improving their health.

Body composition analysis is an excellent tracking tool for weight loss, and fitness and nutrition programs. The analyzer can track various components such as changes in muscle and fat tissue, and physical fitness improvements.

The Mobile Health Unit will offer health screenings at the following location and times:

• Robin’s Flower Pot, in Farmington, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

ˆ• Food City, in Livermore Falls, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday.


• IGA, in Rangeley, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7.

• Fotter’s Market, in Stratton, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, May 8.

• Tranten’s Market, in Kingfield, 1-3 p.m. Thursday, May 8.

• Edmund’s Market, in Phillips, 10 a.m.-noon Monday, May 12.

• White Elephant, in Strong, 1-3 p.m. Monday, May 12.

• Farmington Save-A-Lot, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.

East Dixfield Fire Department, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 31.

All services are provided free. Donations are accepted. For more information contact Janis Walker at 779-2750 or [email protected]

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