FARMINGTON — Healthy Community Coalition announces its schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of education and free health screenings will be offered at each stop including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, colon cancer screening kits (FIT screening), and body composition analysis.

The schedule is:

Eustis: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Fotter’s Market.

Farmington: 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Hope Harvest Garden next to the Stanley Health Center on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. Free container gardens, nutrition information and a recipe demonstration will be offered. And from 9 a.m. at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at Summer Fest.

Livermore Falls: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Food City. Deborah Burchfield, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, will offer acute health care for under-insured and uninsured individuals. 

New Sharon: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 17, at Douin’s Market.

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Phillips: 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Edmund’s Market

Rangeley: 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the IGA.

Wilton: 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 20, at Food City.

Kingfield: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Tranten’s Market in Kingfield.

Staff will also be available to offer assistance with mammography and annual physical exam scheduling, as well as assistance with financial programs 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 due to funding from the John T. Gorman Foundation and the United Way of the Tri Valley Area. 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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