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 April. 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
- 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 the buildings of locations visited.
The following is a scheduled of dates and locations. The bus is noted when present.
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Twin Lakes Park (Bus)
Big Truck Day
6700 Clark Road
Thursday, April 27, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Salvation Army (Bus)
1400 Tenth St.
Wednesday, April 12, 9-11 a.m.
Nokomis Park Community Center (Bus)
234 E. Nippino Trail
Wednesday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sandra Sims Terry Community Center (Bus)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food distribution program
509 Collins Road
Friday, April 21, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store (Bus)
1400 Ogden Road
Wednesday, April 26, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Salvation Army Family Store (Bus)
1160 U.S. 41 Bypass South
Thursday, April 20, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store
14253 Tamiami Trail
Monday, April 10, 1-6 p.m.
Elsie Quirk Library (Bus)
100 W. Dearborn St.
To view the events calendar, click here.
For more information, call 941-400-1412 or visit http://www.sarasotahealth.org.
About the Florida Department of Health
The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. Follow us on Twitter at @HealthyFla and on Facebook. For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.