21st Annual Community Health Fair

October 2, 2021 • 9:00 - Noon

Family Life Center • 161 S Weldon St.

Frankston, TX 75763

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2021 PROVIDERS

A Pineywoods  Home Health Care - Home Health Services

ACCESS Mental Health & FAYS Programs - Counseling, Parent and Youth Skill Training, Conflict Resolution

Carter BloodCare – Blood drive

Catholic Charities – Blood pressure & blood sugar screening, nutrition information

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Breast Health – Breast cancer awareness information

Christus Trinity Mother Frances Pain and Vascular Center - Education, display of spine, dermatones

Copeland Insurance Group – Information on health insurance services

Country Place Senior Living, Jacksonville - Assisted Living, Respite Care,  information on VA Benefits Aid

East Texas Honey – Beekeeping classes & Consultation

ETCADA - Information about drugs, alcohol, and tobacco

Family Circle of Care Mobile Clinic – COVID-19 Vaccines

Fitness Center UMC Frankston – Fitness center information

Frankston Family Dentistry – Dental Services

Jacksonville Family Circle of Care - Health educational materials

Kindred at Home - Home Health

Lake Palestine Animal Hospital  - Veterinary Services

Maximus - Medicaid enrollments and health plans

Ross Breast Center - Screening Mammograms

Rainbow House Food Pantry – Glucose & O2 Saturation Testing, School Supplies, Christmas gifts and assortment of foods for distribution

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler - Colorectal cancer screening, free stool tests/colonoscopies for uninsured

Twin Oaks Health & Rehab - Short term rehab to home, respite, and long term care

TxDOT - Traffic Safety

UnitedHealthcare – Medicare & Retirement products, health information

UHC Dental - Dental Health Coverage for Children eligible for CHIP or Medicaid

UT Health East Texas Frankston Clinic - Blood pressure screening, flyers, & giveaways

Area health care providers will be offering a whole range of services to area residents at the 21st annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Family Life Center of The United Methodist Church of Frankston, 161 S. Weldon Street at the intersection of East Main Street.

The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women.

Family Circle of Care Mobile Clinic will have walk-up COVID-19 vaccinations.

Brookshire’s Pharmacy will provide influenza (Flu) as well as other vaccines.

Christus Ross Breast Center will have the mobile bus providing mammograms, and appointments may be scheduled by calling (903) 876-2235.

Carter BloodCare will be holding a blood drive during the event. Anyone eligible is invited to schedule an appointment for a donation. Carter states that those who have contracted COVID-19 and are fully recovered are eligible to donate blood 28 days after all symptoms have disappeared. Also those fully recovered from COVID-19 may express an interest in convalescent plasma donations at the Tyler location.

Appointments may be scheduled online at the following website:

https://ww3.greatpartners.org/donor/schedules/dridve_schedule/108925

. . . or call (903) 363-0400.

If anyone has concerns about their pets’ health, Lake Palestine Animal Hospital will be there to help answer questions.

The Health Fair is free and open to the public.

The following providers will be on hand to help with your health needs:

Family Circle of Care Mobile Clinic COVID-19 vaccinations; Carter BloodCare for blood donations; Christus Ross Breast Center for mammograms; UT Health Frankston Clinic for blood pressure; Catholic Charities and Rainbow House Food Pantry for blood pressure and blood sugar screening; Christus Trinity Clinic for BMI; and UT Health Science Center at Tyler for free colon cancer screening.

Social Distancing and masks will be encouraged; providers exhibits will be more than six feet apart, and all COVID-19 mandates at the time of the event will be followed.

The UMW encourages area residents to attend and increase their health awareness through education and prevention.