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 Februar

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Health in Motion services during February
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 February. 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. Services are provided inside the buildings of most locations visited. 
The following is a scheduled of dates and locations.
 
SARASOTA

Thursday, Feb. 2, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Salvation Army

1400 Tenth St.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Health, Wealth and Wellness Expo
Salvation Army Church
1701 S. Tuttle Ave.
Monday, Feb. 27, 9:30-2:30 p.m.
Goodwill Manasota North Trail Mecca
5150 N. Tamiami Trail
NOKOMIS


Wednesday, Feb. 8, 9:30-11 a.m.
Nokomis Park Community Center
234 E. Nippino Trail
 

LAUREL

 
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 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
VENICE
Wednesdays, Feb. 1 and Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Salvation Army Family Store
1160 U.S. 41 Bypass South

Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Goodwill Manasota Center Venice Rialto
676 S. Tamiami Trail
Friday, Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store
1400 Ogden Road
ENGLEWOOD

Monday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Elsie Quirk Library
100 W. Dearborn St.


NORTH PORT

Thursday, Feb. 18, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Re-Store
14253 Tamiami Trail
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.

 

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