November 9, 2020

Mental Health Providers See “Unprecedented” Surge During Pandemic

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 […]

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October 6, 2020

Free clinics see more patients and less funding since start of pandemic

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 […]

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October 1, 2020

Serving the ‘Faceless Community’

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. […]

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September 30, 2020

Good News Clinics receives $150K grant for cardiac care for low-income families

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 […]

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September 16, 2020

Talking about Colon Cancer Awareness with the Bradley Free Clinic

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.    

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August 6, 2020

UT Dentistry students lend a hand at Healing Hands Health Center during the pandemic

“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 […]

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