FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2018
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Vicki DiStefano and Matt Leonenko | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead’s Project Independence to Partner with St. Francis Hospital to Provide Residents with FREE Health Screenings
St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus to Visit Locations within the Town
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the North Hempstead Town Board are proud to announce that Project Independence, the Town’s innovative ‘aging-in-place’ initiative, is once again partnering with St. Francis Hospital’s Community Outreach Program to provide residents with free health screenings.
“Project Independence is proud to partner with the St. Francis Hospital Community Outreach Program to hold free health screenings for our residents throughout the Town of North Hempstead with the goal of providing access to high quality healthcare to all in our community,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth.
The screenings, which will be offered at the St. Francis Outreach Bus, will include a brief cardiac history, blood pressure screening, a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes screening with appropriate patient education and referrals as needed for clients above the age of 18.
Tuesday, September 25 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fuschillo Park, Carle Road at Broadmoor Lane, Carle Place
Tuesday, October 2 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park, 1601 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park
Thursday, October 11 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Magnolia Gardens, 899 Broadway, Westbury
Thursday, October 18 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Port Washington Senior Center, 80 Manorhaven Boulevard, Port Washington
Monday, November 5 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Hempstead “Yes We Can” Community Center, 141 Garden Street, Westbury
Tuesday, December 4 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Drive, East Hills
Thursday, December 6 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Great Neck Social Center, 80 Grace Avenue, Great Neck
Thursday, December 13 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Manhasset Valley Residence, 155 East Shore Road, Manhasset
For more information, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.