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Fulton County and community partners orepare for Spring 2013 SPARC Atlanta health screening clinics
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Fulton County and community partners orepare for Spring 2013 SPARC Atlanta health screening clinics

ATLANTA -- Fulton County’s SPARC Atlanta preventive healthcare screenings for older adults begin on Thursday, March 28, 2013. 

SPARC Clinics are much more than health fairs.  Citizens who visit SPARC Atlanta clinics can take advantage of several health screenings, vaccinations, nutrition counseling and health education.  Since the initiation of SPARC Atlanta in 2006, more 6000 older adults have participated. 

The spring 2013 clinic dates, times and locations

Thursday, March 28
10:00am-2:00pm
West Hunter Street Baptist Church/SWEEAC
1040 Ralph Abernathy BLVD
Atlanta, GA 30310

Tuesday, April 2
10:00am -2:00pm
Palmetto Community Center
595 Main Street
Palmetto, GA 30268

Saturday, April 13
11:00 am – 3:00pm
East Point Fire Station
2757 East Point Street
East Point, GA  30344

Wednesday, April 17
10:00am – 2:00pm
Sadie G. Mays Health & Rehabilitation Center
1821 Anderson Avenue, NW
 Atlanta, GA 30314

Wednesday, April 24
10:00am – 2:00pm
Simpson Street Church of Christ
800 Joseph E. Boone Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30314

Services available for those who visit the spring 2013 clinics include:

  • Flu
  • Women’s Health: Clinical Breast Exams, Mammography and Pap Test Referrals
  • STD/HIV
  • Blood Glucose
  • Blood Pressure
  • Healthy Mind
  • BMI
  • Colorectal  Pre-Screen
  • Vision

Other available services will include Medicare assistance, Food Stamp assistance, Nutrition Education and Dental Education.

SPARC Atlanta is administered through a partnership between the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Fulton County Office of Aging. 

The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, area hospitals and several other nonprofit organizations comprise a collaborative group that organizes health screenings and services.

For more information, call the STARline at 404-613-6000.

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