At one Chicago-based clinic, referrals to their counseling program have increased 75%. As the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic fills hospitals to capacity, mental health providers are seeing a surge of their own. “People are under so much stress,” said Ryoko Chernomaz, a licensed clinical social worker at the San Francisco Free Clinic. Issues […]
HANNIBAL, MO (WGEM) – According to the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, 80 percent of those clinics say funding is their biggest concern since the start of the pandemic. The Hannibal Free Clinic has also seen this problem. The clinic is run completely on donations and fundraisers, which have suffered since the start […]
Neighborhood Health Clinic’s expanded services include radiology, gynecology and more Neighborhood Health Clinic has been in an ongoing state of expansion since it began in 1998. In support of its mission to serve the working poor, the clinic’s newly built second floor is set to open in October, enhancing existing services, including gynecology and radiology. […]
Gainesville’s Good News Clinics has received a $150,000 grant for its cardiovascular health program. The clinics’ Healthy Hearts 4 Life program is one of nine to get funding from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health Next Generation program. The funding will help Good News Clinics screen and identify low-income, uninsured patients with cardiovascular disease, as well as those at […]
ROANOKE, Va (WFXR) — For Living Local House Calls, host Kianna Price sat down with Dr. Lindsey Bierle, Internal Medicine Resident Physician at Carilion Clinic, and Provider Volunteer at the Bradley Free Clinic, to talk about Colon Cancer, and the Michael Bierle Colon Cancer Awareness Fund.
The Free Clinic of Rome has seen its fair share of challenges throughout the pandemic, from a shortage of personal protective equipment to an increase of patients and low staff levels. With many people losing jobs and having to fall back on unemployment, the free clinic has seen a great rise in patients seeking assistance. […]
The volunteers — nurses, doctors, support staff — are covered in personal protective equipment, head to toe. One waits at the entrance, screening visitors: providing squirts of hand sanitizer, masks, and taking temperatures. On this Thursday night, a steady stream of people with nowhere else to go will walk through the door and be […]
Dr. Gulshan Harjee grew up with limited access to medical care. She’s giving back to her community by healing the uninsured and underserved.
“We are nonstop hands on and we at the end of the day, we’re making a better smile,” said Heath Phillips, a fourth-year University of Tennessee dental student. Phillips and other students are serving dental patients at Healing Hands Health Center. The clinic provides care to individuals without insurance. Student supervisor doctor Rebecca Nunley says […]
Mel Wischmeyer wanted to be as prepared as possible for her potential new job as executive director of Trinity Free Clinic. “Ironically, I purchased a book back in January when I first started talking to (TFC) called, ‘The First 90 Days,’” she said. “But there was not a chapter on what to do if you […]