FARMINGTON — Healthy Community Coalition recently announced its September schedule of free health screenings and education.

It is as follows: Friday, Sept. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Fotter’s in Eustis and 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Tranten’s in Kingfield; Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-noon at Food City in Wilton and 1-4 p.m. at Food City in Livermore Falls; Sept. 13, 9 a.m.-noon at Edmund’s in Phillips and 1-4 p.m. at IGA in Rangeley.

Nurse Practitioner Deborah Burchfield will provide free medical care for sick visits, follow up appointments or referrals.

The coalition also will participate in the Franklin County Agricultural Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17-23 daily near the grandstand. Daily themes and services provided are forthcoming.

Screenings offered include blood pressure, cholesterol, colon cancer screening (FIT screening) and body composition analysis. Staff also will 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 because of funding from the John T. Gorman Foundation and 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.

For more information, contact Janis Walker at 779-2750 or [email protected].

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