July 23, 2021

Free Georgia health clinic for uninsured receives $2.5 million to relocate, expand

Since it opened in 2015, the Clarkston Community Health Center has attracted long lines of impoverished patients, at times becoming so busy that it has been forced turn some away. The volunteer-run nonprofit has provided free care to more than 5,500 immigrants, refugees and U.S.-born people without health insurance. Some have traveled from Alabama, South […]

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July 19, 2021

Free and Charitable Clinics Receive Grant for Point-of-Care Diagnostics

BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2020/2021 Grantees for Multi-Year Diagnostic Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes As part of a continued effort to support and improve evidence-based care in free and charitable clinics, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, in conjunction with Heart to […]

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June 9, 2021

Vistaprint Donates 240,000 Face Masks and Filters to NAFC to Reach Underserved Communities

In Vistaprint’s commitment to supporting community-wide action to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the company has partnered with the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) to help underserved communities throughout the United States fight the pandemic.  The NAFC has received a donation of 240,000 reusable Face Masks and filters from Vistaprint that will be distributed to more than 125 Free and Charitable Clinics in 39 states throughout the country.

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June 7, 2021

Biogen and Eisai launch multiple initiatives to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease access ADUHELM™

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following today’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of ADUHELMTM (aducanumab-avwa) as the first and only Alzheimer’s disease treatment to address a defining pathology of the disease by reducing amyloid beta plaques in the brain, Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai Inc., U.S. subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., announced a range of programs intended to support access for all qualified patients, including traditionally underserved populations. These initiatives aim to help patients and their families understand the disease, navigate the diagnostic journey, secure culturally competent care and afford treatment.

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May 12, 2021

Free and Charitable Health Clinics Put the ‘Net’ in Safety Net

During May, we celebrate nurses for all they do to keep patients healthy – even more deserved because of the COVID-19 pandemic, when excellent patient care can mean life and death. Nicole Lamoreaux, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), calls nurses “the heart and soul of what we do.” Her nonprofit works to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable, quality health care.

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March 21, 2021

Good News Clinics striving to maintain service, but call before you come

Pictures of Good News Clinics – photos by Scott Rogers Even amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Good News Clinics strives to remain steady for its patients. Liz Coates, executive director of the nonprofit, said Good News, which specifically serves those without health insurance, has been managing people’s chronic diseases for nearly 30 years. The clinics operate […]

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