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 October. The Registered Nurse (RN) also 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
- Health education
- Referrals to “Quit Your Way” with Tobacco Free Florida
- Referrals to Community Health Centers of Sarasota County for ongoing health care
*Not at all locations.
No appointment is needed. Services are provided inside the buildings of locations visited.
The following is a scheduled of dates and locations.
Monday, Oct. 24, 9:30-2:30 p.m.
Goodwill Manasota Mecca
5150 N. Tamiami Trail
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food distribution program
Sandra Sims Terry Community Center
509 Collins Road
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 9-11 a.m.
Nokomis Park Community Center
234 E. Nippino Trail
Wednesdays, Oct. 5 and 26, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Salvation Army Family Store
1160 U.S. 41 Bypass South
Friday, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m.-noon
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store
1400 Ogden Road
Friday, Oct. 7, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Goodwill Manasota Center North Port
14249 Tamiami Trail
(U.S. 41 and Sumter Boulevard)
Thursday, Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store (New Location)
14253 Tamiami Trail
For more information, call 941-861-5000 or visit http://www.sarasotahealth.org.
About the Florida Department of Health
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