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Free Community Health Screening in Poughkeepsie

Date/Time

Jun 21, 2019
12:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Screenings will include blood pressure monitoring, BMI (Body Mass Index) and the A1C blood test that will alert you to prediabetes, diagnose type 1 and type 2 diabetes or, if already diagnosed with diabetes, will monitor how well you’re managing your diabetes. In addition, there will be a PrEP worker available for those interested in learning more about preventing HIV/AIDS. HRH Care Community Health will be distributing free Narcan Kits on a first-come, first-served basis. Presented by United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, HRH Care Community Health and the New York State Department of Health.    Be a role model for the next generation by showing them how important health is. Can’t find a babysitter? No worries, free child care will be provided while you get your screening. There also will be giveaways including gift cards, goodie bags, refreshments, LED lightbulbs from Central Hudson Gas & Electric and a drawing for a bike and bike helmets.    If you are interested in this event, but do not have transportation, please call 845-471-1900 ext 3106 to arrange free transportation within the City of Poughkeepsie only.   Eight community organizations will be providing information about their resources: Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Program, Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County, Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County, Dutchess County Department of Behaviorial and Community Health, Esperanza Dutchess County Hispanic Organization, Family Services, Hudson River Housing, and Pathstone.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Family Partnership Center
29 North Hamilton
Poughkeepsie, NY

Additional Information

County:

Dutchess

Neighborhood:

Poughkeepsie

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