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Macomb County Health Outreaches Offered

Metro Detroit Health NewsMt. Clemens, MI - Macomb County Board of Commissioners and the Macomb County Senior Citizen Services Department will host upcoming Senior Outreach Days throughout the county.

{mosgoogle}(Although these events are sponsored by Senior Services, all ages are welcome.)

Seasonal flu vaccines, blood pressure and cholesterol testing, various health screenings, outdated medication disposal and information of interest to senior citizens will be available at the following dates and locations:

- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, October 3: Shelby Township Senior Center, 51670 Van Dyke, Shelby Township. Sponsored by Commissioner Jim Carabelli.

- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, October 4: Clinton Township Senior Center, 40730 Romeo Plank, Clinton Twp. Sponsored by Commissioner Bob Smith.

- 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, October 7: Chesterfield Township Senior Center, 47275 Sugarbush, Chesterfield. Sponsored by Commissioner Kathy D. Vosburg.

- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 12: Eastpointe Manor Banquet Center, 24611 Gratiot, Eastpointe. Sponsored by Commissioner Phil DiMaria.

- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 18: Fraser Senior Center, 34935 Hidden Pine Drive, Fraser. Sponsored by Commissioner Kathy Tocco.

- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 19: Warren Community Center, 5460 Arden, Warren. Sponsored by Commissioner Toni Moceri.

- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 25: Roseville Recreation & Senior Center, 18185 Sycamore, Roseville. Sponsored by Commissioner Kathy Tocco.

Representatives from Senior Citizen Services and other agencies will also have information available about programs such as SMART, Veterans Services, MCCSA, Senior Citizen Services department and more.

Health screenings and information are FREE. Vaccination charges are as follows:
The fee may be billed to Medicare Part B or Medicaid for those who are enrolled in those programs. Medicare or Medicaid billing requires recipients to show their program ID card and a valid driver’s license or other form of photo identification. HAP Medicare clients must pay the $15 fee or obtain the vaccine at their in­network medical provider. For those without these insurances, there is a $15 charge for each flu vaccination payable with cash or check. Debit and credit cards are not accepted.

Senior citizens can also bring unneeded or expired non­narcotic medication for proper disposal by the health department’s Environmental Health Division.  Bring the drugs in a non­descript container with no identifying information (such as a plastic bag.)

For details about the outreach program, contact Senior Services at (586)469­6313. A complete list of Outreach Days may be viewed at www.macombcountymi.gov/seniorservices 

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