Come out to our First Responders’ Sites
On April 16th and 24th Detroit’s Finest will be opening their doors to health and wellness. First Responders, their families and friends and retirees are urged to get checked as we work to save the lives of those who save our lives. The 6th and 8th Police Precincts are also encouraging their community members to come and get free and low cost health screening through Project Healthy Living at the precincts. Check the calendar for more information.
Welcome to Project Healthy Living, where we make wellness easy. Project Healthy Living’s opening site for 2014 will run Friday, March 21st 10:00 – 4:00; Saturday, March 22nd 10:00 -4:00; and Sunday, March 23rd noon to 6:00 pm. at: Macomb Mall (Movie Theater Entrance) 32233 Gratiot Roseville, Michigan 48066 Services will include the high quality free and low-cost health screenings you’ve come to expect; screenings for serious illnesses, including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer and heart disease. Participants must be 18 years old or accompanied by a guardian.
New this year at selected sites:
- Increased local blood circulation
- Muscle re-education
- Relaxation of muscle spasms
- Maintaining or increasing range of motion
- Prevention or retardation of disuse atrophy
- Postsurgical calf stimulation to prevent venous thrombosis
The Tesla can reduce pain, swelling, inflammation, and improve blood flow. As a result the True TeslaTM EMS can help treat many neuropathies, including the chronic and difficult conditions associated with diabetes. Come try out a 20 minute session and see for yourself.
More extensive services will be offered this year at our 30 locations. Please check our calendar carefully to make sure you know the correct days and times of the site near you. Participants can pre-register for services and save time at the location of their choice by clicking here. Health screenings and health education help protect your family from asymptomatic diseases – those silent killers that don’t present symptoms. PHL offers free testing services including height and weight measurement, body mass index (BMI), hearing, vision, blood oxygen levels, blood pressure, pulmonary function, counseling and referral. For a nominal fee, blood testing and analysis are provided by Quest Diagnostics – a four hour fast is recommended. Planning to get blood testing and analysis services at PHL? Get the jump on the crowd. Use FastTrack to pre-register and pay for services at least three days prior to the site you plan to attend and your registrations forms will be ready for you when you arrive. FastTrack registration begins March 10th . Want to get involved in making your city a healthier place? Volunteer at a PHL location in your community! Every year, over 2000 volunteers, both medical and non-medical personnel, help us deliver high quality services to PHL participants. And this year is no different. We encourage you to get involved. Still have questions? Call Project Healthy Living (313) 531-9108, weekdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join the Project Healthy Living community and “Like” us on Facebook or follow UHOBooster on Twitter.