Healthy Community Coalition recently announced its upcoming schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of free health screenings and education will be offered at each Mobile Health Unit event.

Screenings offered include blood pressure, cholesterol, colon cancer screening (FIT screening) and body composition analysis.

The schedule:

• Wednesday, Oct. 4: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fotter’s Market in Eustis; 1:30-4:30 p.m. Tranten’s in Kingfield

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

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

• Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1-4 p.m. Food City in Livermore Falls

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

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 will include free tobacco recovery support; cancer prevention, nutrition and physical activity resources; activities for youth; and Affordable Care Act enrollment assistance.

Funding for services are provided by the John T. Gorman Foundation and the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area and the Ladd Foundation. Special breast health services offered is 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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