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CONNECTING YOU TO FREE HEALTH SERVICES

Get free blood pressure, blood sugar, weight screenings, a flu shot, help with health insurance navigation, and more by working with our great community partners – all for free at the Library. If you are interested in providing a service, please complete this form.

Get started today with any of the providers below.

For women without insurance and who meet the eligibility requirements, the Ohio Department of Health Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) can help you receive these lifesaving screenings. Screenings are free for those eligible.

Eligibility:

  • Income: Gross household income must be at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Insurance: Uninsured OR Underinsured/Cost Sharing
  • Ohio Resident – You do not have to be U.S. citizens to enroll in the program

To fill out an application:
English
Espanol
To apply by phone call 419.251.2282.

Breast Cancer Screenings
  • Screening mammogram every other year for women aged 40+
  • Diagnostic mammogram for women aged 21-40 that are symptomatic
  • Annual screening mammogram for high risk women aged 21+
Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Women aged 21+ are eligible to receive a pap test every 3-5 years

Schedule:
First Mondays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Lagrange
First Mondays | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Kent
Second Tuesdays | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Sanger
Fourth Tuesdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Heatherdowns
First Wednesdays | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | South
Fourth Thursdays | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | West Toledo
First Fridays | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Main Library
Third Fridays | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Oregon

Request by at-home COVID test kist by telephone from any location.

These test kits were bought by the State of Ohio with a request from the Governor to distribute at libraries.

Manage your blood pressure at home with blood pressure kits in partnership with the American Heart Association.

Inside the kit:
  • Blood pressure monitor and cuff
  • Blood pressure toolkit booklet with instructions and tips for taking your blood pressure
  • Contact information for healthcare providers to discuss your blood pressure management
Blood pressure toolkits may be checked out by adults for 21 days.
Place a hold request on our catalog, and we’ll send the kit to any Library location for pickup.
Library staff cannot dispense medical advice. Customers must address health questions with healthcare providers. Customers can visit the Mercy Health Community Nurses at select Library locations for assistance with the use of the Blood Pressure Toolkits. See the Mercy Health Nurses button below for the full schedule.

TLCPL can connect you with Trained Navigators that will walk you through every step in the health insurance enrollment process. Use this free resource and get covered today!

Schedule an appointment by calling one of the numbers below or visit getcoveredohio.org.
The days of this service are:

Tuesday locations:
South Branch Spanish speaking navigation available
Call 567.358.2788 to schedule.
Sylvania Branch Arabic speaking navigation available
Call 419.770.4270 to schedule.

Wednesday locations:
Maumee Branch
Holland Branch
Call 419.212.8370 to schedule.

Saturday locations:
Heatherdowns Branch
Mott Branch
Sanger Branch

Call 419.309.4502 to schedule

A Community Health Navigator is at select TLCPL locations to provide resources on finding reliable health information, communicating with health care professionals, and using the MyChart app. No appointment is needed.

Schedule:
First Mondays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Lagrange
Second Tuesdays | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Sanger
First Fridays | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Main Library
Third Fridays | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Oregon

Community Nurses are at select TLCPL locations to conduct free flu shots, blood pressure, blood sugar, and weight screenings. No appointment is needed, all services are first-come, first-served.

Schedule:
First Mondays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Lagrange
First Mondays | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Mott
Second Tuesdays | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Sanger
Fourth Tuesdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Heatherdowns
First Wednesdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Maumee
First Wednesdays | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | South
Fourth Wednesdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | King Road
Fourth Thursdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Washington
Fourth Thursdays | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | West Toledo
First Fridays | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Main Library
Third Fridays | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Oregon

There are no visits currently scheduled, please check back for updates.

Mammograms are covered by most health plans. Please verify that Mercy Health — St. Charles Hospital is an in-network provider with your insurance carrier for the best coverage.

Patient eligibility:
· Must be at least 40 years old
· At least 365 days since your last mammogram
· Cannot be pregnant or breastfeeding
· Should be able to easily walk up and down stairs and stand unassisted
· No history of breast issues, such as nipple discharge, lumps, pain or cancer in the last two years

· You may be eligible for financial assistance if you have no insurance or have a high deductible. See if you qualify by calling the Mammography Assistance Program at 419.696.5839.

Walk-ins welcome but are subject to availability. To ensure your appointment call 833-MAMM-VAN (833.626.6826).

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will visit Library locations to provide children (aged 17 and younger) with various health services, including school and sports physicals, immunizations, vision and hearing screening, mental health assessment, and more.

The unit is a mobile medical clinic designed with children in mind, incorporating patient exam rooms, a waiting area, and a laboratory area. It’s staffed with ProMedica Russell J. Ebeid Children’s Hospital medical professionals. Staff will treat any patient presenting to the Ronald McDonald Mobile Care regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay and will follow ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s standard billing processes. Staff can also connect uninsured patients to resources to help them enroll in Medicaid or other insurance programs.
 
Schedule:
West Toledo | (Tu) June 4 | 1 – 5 p.m.
South | (W) June 5 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lagrange | (Th) June 6 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Locke | (W) June 12 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kent | (Th) June 13 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Washington | (Th) June 20 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mott | (W) June 26 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Oregon | (W) June 27 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 
Call 419.291.5599 for additional questions.

Shots 4 Tots is an immunization program for children from birth through 18 years of age administered by professional public health nurses for the Toledo Lucas County Health Department.

By appointment only – call 419.213.2013 to schedule:
First Tuesdays | 9 – 11:30 a.m | Holland
Second Wednesdays | 9:30 a.m. – noon | Mott
Third Tuesdays | 1 – 3 p.m. | Heatherdowns

United Way 211 is a free and anonymous information and referral service available to anyone in Lucas, Ottawa or Wood County with a health or human service need. Connect with Community Resource Advisors 24/7 by dialing2-1-1 (or 800.650.HELP), by texting your zip code to 898-211, or by visiting the 2-1-1 to You table at Main Library.

Schedule:
Tuesdays | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Main Library

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Community Resource Advisors are trained to listen, ask questions, assess needs and connect callers to community resources from 2-1-1’s large database of national, state and local resources.