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Mobile Health Screenings

Links 2 Health, a mobile health screening unit, is providing services at four north St. Louis County Metro transit centers. December 1, 2017.
Marissanne Lewis-Thompson | St. Louis Public Radio

A mobile health screening unit will begin providing services on Monday at four north St. Louis County Metro transit centers.

 

Links 2 Health was announced Friday during a ceremony at the Wellston Transit Center.

 

The program is a collaborative between the St. Louis County Department of Public Health and Bi-State Development to bring the mobile unit to transit riders in north St. Louis County.

 

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Aug. 14, 2009 - Every Monday morning, primary health care arrives on a bus in Oran, a town of 1,264 in southeast Missouri that hasn't had a doctor for at least 15 years, or maybe 30, depending on who you ask.

From 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Southeast Health on Wheels (S.H.O.W.) Mobile sets up shop in front of City Hall with a nurse practitioner and registered nurse prepared to treat whoever walks through the door.