Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic CHurch will host the mobile medical unit provided by the Pasco County public defender’s office, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The unit provides free health care for the uninsured and homeless, all at no charge. While it does not provide emergency services, the unit does help with the following services:
• Treatment for a brief illness
• Treatment for a long-term illness that requires ongoing medical care, like high blood pressure and diabetes
• Treatment for temporary infection and pain, such as dental abscess
• Would and derma care
• School physicals, with the student’s Social Security card and appropriate identification, as well as parent
• Pregnancy testing
• Flu shots
• Hot showers
The unit also offers some prescription voucher assistance, however no drugs are kept on board the unit.
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church is located at 2348 Collier Parkway in Land O’ Lakes.