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Health in Motion services during August

Post Date:08/10/2017 11:10 AM

SARASOTA, FL - The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County's (DOH-Sarasota) Health in Motion staff will provide no-cost health screenings and referrals for general health and wellness during August. The registered nurse (RN) helps individuals who lack medical insurance find a medical home for ongoing health care through referrals to the Community Health Centers of Sarasota County. 
 
Health in Motion services include:

  • Blood pressure screening.
  • Body mass index (BMI) measurement.
  • Diabetes - glucose screening.
  • HIV and STD testing (select sites).
  • Tips for staying healthy.
  • Referrals to:
    • "Quit Your Way" with Tobacco Free Florida.
    • Medical and dental care at Community Health Centers of Sarasota County.

No appointment is needed. If the Health in Motion bus is not present, services will be inside at locations. 
 
The following is a schedule of dates and locations, and "bus" is noted when present:

SARASOTA
Wednesday, Aug. 22
North Sarasota Library 
2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota 34234 
Noon - 5 p.m.(Bus) 

Thursday, Aug. 24
Salvation Army 
1400 10th St., Sarasota 34236 
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Bus)

 
VENICE
Wednesday, Aug. 30
Salvation Army Family Center Venice 
1160 US 41 Bypass S., Venice 34285 
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
 
Friday, Aug.18
Habitat for Humanity Retail Store Venice
1400 Ogden Road, Venice 34285 
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Bus)
 

LAUREL
Wednesday, Aug. 16
USDA Food Distribution at Sandra Simms Terry Community Center 
509 Collins Road, Laurel 34272
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Bus)


NORTH PORT
Thursday, Aug. 17
Habitat for Humanity Retail Store North Port 
14253 Tamiami Trail, North Port 34287 
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

For more information, call 941-861-2873 or visit http://www.sarasotahealth.org.