RUSKIN, Fla. – Hillsborough County’s Healthy Living program is hosting an event on Saturday, June 18, where residents can receive free groceries as well as a variety of health services.
Hillsborough County residents will be given free groceries from 10-11:30 a.m. at an open house for the Healthy Living Program at SouthShore Community Resource Center, 201 14th Ave. SE, Ruskin, FL 33570.
The food packages, provided in partnership with Feeding Tampa Bay, generally include fresh fruit and vegetables, meats, canned goods, and staples like beans and rice. There are no income restrictions to receive the food.
The open house will continue until 1 p.m., and residents also will be able to receive free health screenings and vaccinations as well as information on Hillsborough County’s Healthy Living program and Hillsborough County’s Health Care Plan. The event also includes giveaways and children’s activities.
The Healthy Living program provides guidance and resources for a healthy lifestyle to Health Care Plan members and Hillsborough residents through local, on-site services.
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The Healthy Living program offers an exercise room, educational activities, group exercise sessions, nutritional counseling, and health screenings at Healthy Living Centers throughout Hillsborough County.
Free classes on topics such as diabetes prevention/management, weight loss, healthy food choices, cooking, public health services, and other health management services are also available through the Healthy Living program.
For more information on Saturday’s event, the Healthy Living program, or the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan, call (813) 272-5040.