Live Well Community Health announces Higginsville Project Connect

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

During the Oct. 16 quarterly meeting of the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce, Terri Johnson from the LiveWell Community Health Cooperative spoke to the group and handed out flyers on the Higginsville Project Connect. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the East Gym of the Higginsville High School, located at 805 W 31st Street in Higginsville.

Project Connect is a one-day public health service event for adults. Services offered will include glucose, height, weight and blood pressure checks; dental extractions; hair-cuts; smoke detectors; vision and hearing screenings; behavioral health screenings; tetanus shots; pregnancy tests and womenís resources; Medicare assistance and help with Medicaid; lunch, snacks, drinks and more.

Service information booths and enrollment opportunities will include SNAP/EBT enrollment; Harvesters; ACA & Medicaid enrollment; Baby Grace and Womenís Resource Center; Home State Health; Vocational Rehabilitation; DMV; WIC and nutritional education; VA resources and veteranís resources; Senior Life Solutions; DFS/Childrenís Services; Lafayette County Health Department; nursing and in-home care and services; Missouri Valley Community Actions Agency; and West Central Independent Living Solutions.

Johnson said the event is being organized by the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri, local service providers, local businesses, local civic groups, area churches and volunteer citizens from throughout the area. Volunteers, service providers and sponsors are still needed. If interested in participating, please contact Chris Carney at chris.carney@hccnetwork.org or call 660-251-0751.

There will be no cost for any of the services received at this event. Higginsville Project Connect is sponsored by LiveWell Community Health Center, the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri, and REACH Healthcare Foundation. For more information, contact the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri at 660-259-2440.

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