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Blood Pressure Checks
Firefighters provide free blood pressure the checks the first Wednesday of each month. Stop by the Library Recreation Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road from 9-11 a.m. on these days to receive yours!

Medical Information Kits
The fire department is excited to implement a free program that allows residents to provide information regarding medical history, conditions and prescription medication in times of great distress by offering Medi-Facts kits. Medi-Facts is a medical information storage kit that makes personal health records easily accessible to emergency medical personnel.

How the kit works:

  • Fill in the medical history information sheet. If you can, have your doctor review your information.
  • Fold the medical history sheet so information faces inside and the “Important Medical Information”  label is visible.
  • Slide the sheet into the magnet and stick to refrigerator door; keep it highly visible and away from other items.
  • Place the provded alert sticker on or near the exterior door of your home. This will alert Queen Creek Fire to the location of your medical history.

Packets can be picked up at the Town of Queen Creek Development Services Building and both Queen Creek fire stations.

Quitting Smoking is Tough
Even tougher when you have to do it alone. That's when you can call the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline, or ASHLine, for free. Expert coaches walk you through the quitting process, helping you set goals and develop a quit plan that makes sense for you. You can go at your own pace using telephone or Web-based quit services. 

  • All helpline services are Free for Arizona residents 
  • Coaching is available in English and Spanish 
  • Medication assistance is available

ASHLine provides free quit coaches by phone at 1-800-55-66-222 and recently launched its on-line WebQuit program. This new On-Line Stop Smoking program offers Arizonans free personalized quit plans. Accessible 24/7 with tools and services to help clients successfully quit tobacco. WebQuit was designed with behavior modification specialists who understand addiction and features a series of online assessments and activities to allow clients to customize their quit plan. Clients are able to schedule email or text reminders prompting them to review their progress and quit plan.

ASHLine is a partner of the Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Tobacco and Chronic Disease (ADHS BTCD) www.ashline.org Toll free: 1-800-55-66-222.

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