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Health briefs

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 12:01 am

March mobile mammography locations

Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography locations for March:

•March 11, Parkview Physicians Group-Family Medicine, 1331 Minnich Road

•March 12, FWCS bus depot, 3011 W. Cook Road

•March 13, FWCS bus depot, 6006 Ardmore Ave.

•March14, Manchester Community Schools, 404 W. 9th Street, North Manchester

•March 15, Parkview Physicians Group Family Practice, 104 Nicholas Place, Avilla

•March 20, Health Visions of Fort Wayne, 2135 Hanna St.

•March 23, Ligonier Recreation Center, 520 W. Union St.

•March 25, Rothberg Logan & Warsco, 505 E. Washington Blvd.

•March 27, IPFW Health Fair, 2101 Coliseum E. Blvd.

•March 28, Parkview Physicians Group Family Practice, 8175 W U.S. 20, Shipshewana

•March 29, Ivy Tech Community College, 2545 Silveus Crossing, Warsaw

Disability radio conference

“Current Trends in Technology Laws for Disability Advocates” free audio conference will be 2-3:30 p.m. March 19 in various locations.

For location addresses, go to

To listen online, go to

Free health screenings

Medtech will host a repeat “Hearts for Hunger: Valentine's Day Campaign” at 8:30-11 a.m. March 30 at the Community Harvest Food Bank, 999 E. Tillman Road. Nurses and students will provide healthcare screenings and information on free clinics in the area. The event is free.

AIDS Walk update

AIDS Task Force of Northeast Indiana's 17th annual AIDS Walk will begin with registration at 4 p.m. May 4 at Headwaters Park. Theme will be Vive Le Rouge! (French for Long Live Red). Entry fee is $5, and registered walkers may attend the after-walk party free.

In addition to live entertainment, quilt panels from the national “Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt” will be on display along with a health and education fair, cash bar and food from 816 Pint N Slice, kid's activities, silent auction, giveaways, raffles and more.

For more information, call 744-1144 or go online to

MS walk planned

Walk MS will begin with registration at 8 a.m. May 18 at the East Pavilion (Lincoln Pavilion) Headwaters Park, 330 S. Clinton St.

For more information or to register, call 1-800-344-4867 or go to