Tropic Care members to hold career sessions
Those considering a future military or medical career are urged to attend
The Maui News
Members of the U.S. armed services who are in the county for Tropic Care will be holding an informational session for middle and high school and college students interested in a military or medical career.
The events are set for Saturday throughout the county. The locations and meeting times follow:
• UH-Maui College Hale 216, Kahului, 1 to 3 p.m.
• Hana Community Center, Building A, 1 to 3 p.m.
• Waiola Church, Lahaina, 1 to 3 p.m.
• St. Theresa Church, Kihei, 1 to 3 p.m.
• Mitchell Pauole Center, Kaunakakai, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Lanai County Gymnasium, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tropic Care is both a clinic and a training mission, allowing military service members to keep their medical training sharp while providing no-cost health care for the local community. The clinics started Aug. 11 and run through Sunday in the six locations across Maui, Molokai and Lanai where the informational sessions are held.
Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Sunday is a half-day — 8 to 11:30 a.m. in Central Maui, Hana, Molokai and Lanai, and 12 to 4 p.m. in Kihei and Lahaina. Dental services at the Molokai, Lanai and Hana sites will conclude Saturday.
No insurance, proof of income, residency or photo identification is needed, and patients are served on a first-come, first-served basis.
There are 343 soldiers, sailors airmen and Marines, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, ophthalmologists, dentists and others from active and reserved ranks of the armed forces around the country participating in Tropic Care.
For more information, call Maui County Tropic Care 2018 Incident Commander Lynn Araki-Regan at 270-7855.