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Just For The Health of It

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

It’s Wellness Day at the Library. Health and safety organizations from our community will be on hand to demonstrate what they have to offer and answer questions.

Join us Monday, October, 21 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Handley Library or Tuesday, October, 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Bowman Library.

Flu shots* will be offered 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Handley and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Bowman. Diabetes Screening will be offered 10 a.m – 12:30 p.m. at Handley on October 21 only

A presentation: Tracking Systems for Loved Ones Who Wander will be presented at 10:30 a.m. both locations by Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Project Lifesaver.

Meet our community partners joining us for this year’s event:

AIDS Response Effort, Inc.

AIDS Response Effort, Inc. (ARE) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides crucial healthcare information and compassionate care for those impacted by HIV/AIDS, homelessness, addressing human service needs in the Northern Shenandoah Valley Region.

The Child Care Network

Child Care Aware Offers resources for families needing child care and for child care providers.

Healthy Families NSV

Healthy Families NSV is dedicated to developing, supporting, and empowering expectant and overburdened new families. We provide systematic, early identification of at-risk families and offering ongoing in-home services and support to prevent child abuse and neglect and improve overall family functioning.

The Laurel Center

The Laurel Center empowers victims of domestic and sexual violence by providing emergency housing, advocacy, support services, and education. We reach out to our community through education and awareness programs.

Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver is the premier search and rescue program operated internationally by public safety agencies, and is strategically designed for “at risk” individuals who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering. The primary mission of Project Lifesaver is to provide timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children with the propensity to wander due to a cognitive condition.

Shenandoah Community Health

The mission of Shenandoah Community Health is to promote health and wellness within the community by providing a Medical Home to reduce barriers to care and ensure access to a full range of coordinated health care and wellness services. SCH also also provides assistance enrolling in VA Medicaid.

Sinclair Health Clinic

Sinclair Health Clinic provides health care services for low income and uninsured adults and women’s health services In addition wellness and prevention services are offered.

Winchester Parks and Recreation

Winchester Parks and Recreation maintains over 270 acres of park land and provides year round programs and amenities for youth and adults.

This event is free and open to the public.

*Flu vaccines are offered free of charge to those over 18 years of age who have no health insurance.

Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.handleyregional.org/Health

Organizer

Handley Regional Library System
Phone:
540-662-9041
Email:
tstrader@handleyregional.org
Website:
www.handleyregional.org

Venue

Handley Regional Library
100 W. Piccadilly Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Phone:
(540) 662-9041
Website:
http://handleyregional.org