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Health Briefs: Mobile Health of Evangelical Bus Stop, health screenings

Mobile Health of Evangelical brings preventive and primary care services directly into the communities surrounding the hospital and beyond. A variety of services are offered on the 38-foot-bus throughout the area. Upcoming stops and locations for April are as follows:

Clinton County

Wednesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m., family healthcare visits at the Scenic Ridge Foods, 98 South Street, Loganton. Physician office visit fees apply. Call 570-473-0545 for appointments.

Centre County

Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., family healthcare visits at Weavers Store, Inc., 108 Market Drive, Spring Mills. Physician office visit fees apply. Call 570-473-0545 for appointments.

Union County

Monday, April 8, 9-11 a.m., FREE blood glucose and blood pressure screenings at the Service 1st Credit Union, 101 Walter Drive, Lewisburg.

Clinton County

Thursday, April 11, 7-10 a.m., comprehensive blood screening at the Scenic Ridge Foods, 98 South St., Loganton. Fee: $50. Call 570-768-3200 for appointment.

Northumberland County

Friday, April 12, 9-11 a.m., FREE blood glucose and blood pressure screenings at the Service 1st Credit Union, 2613 State Route 45, Milton.

Montour County

Tuesday, April 16, 9-11 a.m., FREE bone density screen at Burkholder’s Farm Market, 1653 Continental Blvd., Washingtonville.

Columbia County

Thursday, April 18, 9-11 a.m., FREE blood glucose and blood pressure screenings at AGAPE Love From Above, 19 E. 7th St., Bloomsburg.

Northumberland County

Friday, April 26, 9-11 a.m., FREE blood glucose and blood pressure screenings at the Degenstein Community Library, 40 So. 5th St., Sunbury.

To find out more about the services available through Mobile Health of Evangelical and where it will be stopping, call 1-833-251-0187 or visit www.evanhospital.com/MobileHealth.

Mobile Health of Evangelical was introduced in 2018 as a new service of Evangelical Community Hospital to increase access to healthcare in the more rural communities of the Susquehanna Valley. An extension of the Hospital, the bus provides space for comprehensive blood screenings, free health screens, wellness education outreach, and specialty care such as primary, women’s health, and cardiac visits.

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