Gloucester Resource Council


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Remote Area Medical Clinic

The Remote Area Medical clinic will be held on Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th at Ware Academy. This event provides free medical, dental, and vision care and is free and open to the public! There are no qualifying questions, no need for health insurance, and ID is not required. The clinic parking lot opens at midnight on the first night of the event, with numbered tickets begin distributed at 3 a.m. Clinic doors open at 6 a.m. The process will repeat the following day.
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Red Cross Blood/Platelet Drives

The Red Cross Needs Blood & Platelets! Blood and platelet donation drives are being held by the Red Cross in Gloucester to assist in responding and recovering from Hurricane Florence. Drives are being held on:
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10/23/18: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., St Therese Church
 
11/5/2018: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
 
11/6/18: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Petsworth Baptist Church
 
Make an appointment to donate at 1-800-733-2767!


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Youth and Adult Mental First Aid Training

On October 23rd (Youth) and 24th (Adult), MPNN CSB Prevention, Health & Wellness will hosting first aid trainings from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Whitcomb Lodge at Beaverdam Park (8687 Roaring Springs Rd). The cost is $30.00 for each training, which includes the training materials.
 
The Youth Mental Health First Aid Training is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing mental health or addiction challenges or is in crisis.
 
The purpose of the Adult Mental Health First Aid Training is to promote a more in-depth understanding of mental health in families and communities. This 8-hour certification course assists family members, caregivers, school staff, health and human service workers, etc. to help adults who may be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis.
 
For either training, be sure to bring a brown bag for a working lunch! The registration deadline is October 18th, and registrations can be made online at www.chvc.online or by calling 804-642-5402.