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Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) will sponsor a series of community health fairs in August.


“These health fairs will give us the opportunity to bring community partners to one location where they can dispense health-related information, answer questions, and perform free health screenings,” noted BSACAP Executive Director James Michael Howell.


Community partners include:


• Appalachian Hospice Care


• AppalReD


• Big Sandy Area Development District


• Big Sandy Health Care


• Blair Medical Supply


• Carl D. Perkins Vocational Rehabilitation Center


• Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs


• Community Recovery Program


• Department for Community Based Services


• Extension Offices


• Facing Hunger Food Bank


• First Steps


• Health Departments


• Humana Care Source


• Kentucky Cancer Program


• Home Place Clinic


• Mountain Comprehensive Care Center


• Mountain Manor


• Mountain Regional Prevention Center


• New Opportunity School for Women


• Passport Healthplan


• Pats Pharmacy


• Sandy Valley Abuse Center


• Social Security Administration


• Veterans Administration Medical Center


• Walmart Vision Center


• YMCA


Services include:


• Free health screenings


• Free diabetic shoe fittings


• On-site Kentucky Vision applications


• Information about Medicaid, Medicare and Kynect


To find out which service providers are attending the heath fair in your county or to schedule a booth for your organization, call your county service office at one of the numbers listed below. The health fairs will be held at the following locations and times:


• Floyd County – (606) 874-3595


Floyd County Health Department


Thursday, Aug. 28, 1-4 p.m.


• Johnson County – (606) 789-6515


Paintsville Recreation Center


Wednesday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


• Magoffin County – (606) 349-2217


Magoffin County Community Center


Tuesday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to noon


• Martin County – (606) 298-3217


Roy F. Collier Community Center


Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.


• Pike County – (606) 432-2775


Pike County Extension Office


Wednesday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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