Floyd County Community Health Fair set for Aug. 3


Staff Report



MARTIN – The annual Floyd County Community Health Fair presented by Big Sandy Area Community Action Program and sponsored by the City of Martin Tourism Commission will be held on Wednesday, August 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at the stage in downtown Martin.

The event is free and open to the public and will offer everyone the chance to connect with area healthcare providers and programs geared toward enhancing our health. In addition to healthcare information, there will be free health screenings, outreach materials, giveaways, and a variety of fantastic door prizes.

Big Sandy Area Community Action Program representatives will be on hand to help visitors learn more about their employment and training services for people of all ages, their Weatherization program, Garden Seed program, and host of other services aimed at helping eastern Kentuckians achieve self-sufficiency.

Health insurance providers including Passport Health Insurance, WellCare, and Anthem will be available to help you learn more about your insurance options. Mountain Comprehensive Care’s Home Place Clinic will give free blood pressure screenings. Big Sandy Health Care will provide A1C screenings and present a dental hygienist in coordination with the Mud Creek Clinic.

Visitors can connect with service groups including the Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs, the Kentucky Office for the Blind, Carl D. Perkins Job Corps, The Healing Program, the Floyd County Extension Office, the Veterans ADM Medical Center, Mountain Comprehensive Care, and many others.

This year’s Community Health Fair is overflowing with prizes, screenings, and information. So get ready to have your questions answered and connect with local people who can help you find your way to health success.

For more information about the Floyd County Community Health Fair, contact Big Sandy Area Community Action Program Resource Representative Wendy Bolen at (606) 874-3595.

Staff Report

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