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28 March 2015
Stamford Advocate Opinion - March 27, 2015 - One year ago Tuesday we raced against the clock to ensure dozens of uninsured Fairfield County residents met the midnight deadline for the state health insurance exchange. It was a sprint finish for our months-long effort to make AmeriCares Free Clinics patients in Bridgeport, Danbury, Norwalk and Stamford aware of their new health insurance options under the Affordable... READ MORE
18 March 2015
Kansas City Area Residents Urged to Call and Schedule Appointments for Massive Free Medical Clinic [KANSAS CITY, MO, March 18, 2015] – Kansas City area residents without access to health care are urged to call 1-800-340-1301 and register as soon as possible to schedule an appointment at the one-day free health clinic event on April 18, 2015. READ MORE
18 February 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 18, 2015, a one-day free health clinic will be held in Kanas City, Missouri which will provide much needed health care to the area’s uninsured and medically underserved. The clinic, sponsored by the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) in conjunction with the Kansas City CARE Clinic, highlights the continued need for increased access to medical care as the... READ MORE
26 November 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics and Rx Outreach are joining #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses and individuals – to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. READ MORE
13 October 2014
September 18, 2014 - Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson recognizes the outstanding work of Free & Charitable Clinics in the nation, highlighting Grace Medical Home in Orlando, Florida. To read the Congressional Record, please CLICK HERE.  READ MORE
13 October 2014
For an article posted on Senator Bernie Sanders' official government website on visits made to free clinics in Virginia and West Virginia, please CLICK HERE.  READ MORE
13 August 2014
[WASHINGTON, DC - August 13, 2014] – A new report released by the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) reveals that over the last two years the nation’s 1,200 Free and Charitable Clinics have seen a 40 percent increase in patient demand, despite the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act. READ MORE
7 August 2014
WI Area Residents Urged to Call to Schedule Appointments Tomorrow for Massive Free Medical Clinic [MADISON, WI, August 6, 2014] – Former Green Bay Packers nose tackle, Gilbert Brown will kick-off the Free Health Care Clinic being held in Madison this Saturday at the Alliant Energy Center.  Wisconsin area residents are urged to call 1-800-340-1301 and register as soon as possible to schedule an appointment... READ MORE
11 April 2014
Free and Charitable Clinics Remain Critical to the Health Care Safety Net WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the speculation of how many individuals have gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act continues to grow until the final number of enrollees is reported, one thing is for certain - Free and Charitable Clinics will continue to provide health care for the many who are left behind.  READ MORE
11 April 2014
Nearly 70 grants are awarded to Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers as part of a $5 million, multi-year initiativeNew CVS Caremark Community Health Barometer will provide data on the state of health care for underserved Americans READ MORE