July 21: Wellness on Wheels bringing fresh produce, Bookmobile and COVID vaccine to Gossler Park

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The city’s Wellness on Wheels initiative kicked off July 14 with a stop at Elmwood Gardens, and will be making the rounds this summer. Courtesy Photo

MANCHESTER, NH – A citywide health initiative rolled out last week and will continue to bring resources and fun to a neighborhood near you throughout the summer. Wellness on Wheels will make its next stop July 21 at Parkside Middle School/Gossler Park Elementary School, 145 Park Side Ave., from 4-6 p.m.

This free event offers food, resources, and family activities in an effort to make wellness fun.  Look for fresh food from Fresh Start Farms via its mobile food cart, summer reading materials via the BookMobile COVID vaccines will be available.

Upcoming Wellness on Wheels stops

  • July 21: Parkside/ Gossler Park Elementary 4-6 p.m.
  • Aug. 6: Kelley Falls 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 18: Beech Street School 4-7 p.m.
  • Rain Date: TBD

Wellness on Wheels partners include:

  • LAUNCH Manchester (Amoskeag Health)
  • ORIS – Fresh Start Farms
  • Makin’ it Happen
  • Elliot Health System
  • Southern New Hampshire Services
  • UNH Cooperative Extension
  • Easterseals Child Development Center
  • NH Food Bank – SNAP and Cooking Matters
  • Manchester School District
  • Manchester City Library – Bookmobile
  • Manchester Mayor’s Office
  • Manchester Health Department – Dental Van, Vaccines, Community Health Workers
  • Manchester Police Department – Patch the Comfort Dog
  • Manchester Parks and Recreation