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Sarasota's Mobile Health Services at 15 county sites in Feb.
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Sarasota's Mobile Health Services at 15 county sites in Feb.

Sarasota, Florida - The Sarasota County Health Department's Health In Motion Mobile Medical Unit staff will provide free and low-cost health services at 15 sites around the county during February.

Staff also will be present at a special event:

- Monday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. - noon, Winter Residents' Appreciation Party

Suncoast Business Concierge

Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave. S., Venice.

The services offered at the 15 regularly established sites include diabetes education and screening, blood pressure tests, pregnancy testing, HIV and tuberculosis testing, adult immunizations and health education. The staff also assists individuals who lack medical insurance and do not have a health care provider to find a medical home for ongoing health care.

No appointment is needed. Some services are free, including HIV rapid testing with results in 20 minutes. Other services are provided on a sliding-fee scale based on income. A registered nurse is available at all sites.

The following is a schedule of dates and locations for the mobile unit:

SARASOTA

Thursdays, Feb. 9, 16 and 23, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Salvation Army
1400 10th St.

Monday, Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

McCown Tower
1300 Boulevard of the Arts

Mondays, Feb. 13 and 27, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Arizona Multi-Services Center
3900 N. Washington Blvd.

Monday, Feb. 20, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Selby Goodwill Jobs Center
1781 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Monday, Feb. 20, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

Newtown Estates Park
2800 Newtown Blvd.

Monday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Sarasota Housing Authority
1912 N. Orange Ave.

NOKOMIS

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Community Pharmacy
225 Tamiami Trail S.

LAUREL

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Sandra Sims Terry Community Center
509 Collins Road

VENICE

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food distribution program

Venice Community Center
326 Nokomis Ave. S.

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesdays, Feb. 22 and 29, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Salvation Army Family Store
1160 U.S. 41 Bypass south

Special Event

Winter Residents' Appreciation Party

Monday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Suncoast Business Concierge-Venice Community Center
326 Nokomis Ave. S.

Tuesdays, Feb. 14 and 28, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.>

Goodwill Center - The Rialto
650 S. Tamiami Trail

Tuesdays, Feb. 14 and 28, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1400 Ogden Road

ENGLEWOOD

Tuesdays, Feb. 7 and 21, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Englewood Goodwill Center
410 Indiana Ave.

Tuesdays, Feb. 7 and 21, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Englewood Helping Hands
700 E. Dearborn St.

NORTH PORT

Friday, Feb. 3, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food distribution program

St. Nathaniel's Episcopal Church
4200 S. Biscayne Drive

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Grande Court Apartments at North Port
5203 Greenwood Ave.

For more information, contact the Sarasota County Call Center at 941-861-5000, or visit www.sarasotahealth.org to view the calendar or to submit a special event request. Anyone without computer access can visit a health kiosk at eight Sarasota County libraries or at any Senior Friendship Center.                               

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