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Mobile health services offered at 14 county sites in June
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Mobile health services offered at 14 county sites in June

The Sarasota County Health Department's "Health In Motion" Mobile Medical Unit staff will provide free and low-cost health services at 14 sites around the county during June.

The county says the services offered at the 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.

While these services are most often provided in a 40-foot-long bus, there are times when services are provided inside the facilities visited.

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


Monday, June 4, 9:30 a.m.-noon

Selby Goodwill Jobs Center

1781 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way


Monday, June 4, 1-3 p.m. 

Newtown Estates Park

2800 Newtown Blvd.


Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Salvation Army
1400 10th St.


Monday, June 11, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

McCown Tower

1300 Boulevard of the Arts


Monday, June 25, 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Sarasota Housing Authority

1912 N. Orange Ave.



Wednesday, June 20, 9:30 a.m.-noon

The Community Pharmacy

225 Tamiami Trail S.



Wednesday, June 20, 2-5 p.m.

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

Sandra Sims Terry Community Center

509 Collins Road



Wednesday, June 6, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Venice Community Center

326 Nokomis Ave. S.


Tuesdays, June 12 and 26, 9:30 a.m.-noon

Goodwill Center - The Rialto

650 S. Tamiami Trail


Tuesdays, June 12 and 26, 1-3 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

1400 Ogden Road


Wednesday, June 13, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Wednesday, June 27, 9:30 a.m.-noon

The Salvation Army Family Store

1160 U.S. 41 Bypass south



Friday, June 1, 9:30 a.m.-noon

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

St. Nathaniel's Episcopal Church

4200 S. Biscayne Drive


Tuesday, June 5, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tuesday, June 19, 9:30 a.m.-noon

Goodwill Manasota Center

14809 Tamiami Trail (U.S. Highway 41 near Sumter Boulevard)


Tuesday, June 19, 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, June 27, 1-3 p.m.

Grande Court Apartments of 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. Anyone without computer access can visit a health kiosk at any Sarasota County library or Senior Friendship Center.  

Release courtesy of Sarasota County Government.

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