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Consumer Protection

The Consumer Protection Committee educates the public on various scams and con games, including Identity Theft, that target citizens.

We publish monthly articles in "The Messenger", maintain a Consumer Protection information corner in Conway Hall at the Costick Center, and distribute information at Project Healthy Living and open houses as well as on cable shows.

A presentation of Identity Theft can be arranged for organizations by calling the COA telephone number at (248) 473•1895.

Project Healthy Living

Held every March.

Free and low cost health screenings for those 18 years and better will take place at the Costick Center, Door A, 28600 11 Mile Road in Farmington Hills.

Pre-registration is recommended at Project Healthy Living, but not required. Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Free basic tests and services:
  • Height, Weight
  • Vision
  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Composition
  • Counseling and Referral
  • Health Education
  • Also, there will be low cost tests: $5–$50 range:
  • Blood test options: Blood panel (26 tests, 4-hour fast suggested)
  • Cancer Screening: Ca-125 (women) or PSA (men)
  • C-Reactive Protein, Iron, H. Pylori, Vitamin D
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • Glycomark
  • Herpes 1 & 2
  • Bone Density
  • Stroke/Cardiac Screening: Carotid arteries, Echocardiogram, Abdominal Aorta, Electrocardiogram, Ankle Brachial Index

PHL accepts cash, checks, Master Card, Visa, and Discover. American Express is accepted for on-line pre-registration.

Transportation: Available to Farmington and Farmington Hills residents, 55 and better or handicapped, by calling 248 473-1864 at least 24 hours in advance.

For more information please call (248) 473•1830.

Volunteer Awards

For the past several years two people from the Farmington / Farmington Hills area have been recognized annually for their exemplary services as volunteers.

The volunteer awards are as follows:

  • Diamond Award:   75 years or better.

  • Gold Award:   50 years or better.

The Nomination Form is typically submitted in early March to the Supervisor of the Senior Division. Forms can be obtained online, or by calling: (248) 473•1830 or in person at the Costick Center.