July 25, 2018

Healthcare with “dignity” given to those in need

The 56-year-old farm employee from Marshall works about 40 hours a week but doesn’t get insurance through his job. James Thornley and about 6,200 fellow Fauquier residents — or 9 percent of county population — go without health insurance coverage, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Mr. Thornley wonders what would happen to him without the Fauquier Free Clinic. 

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June 14, 2018

Neighborhood Health Clinic awarded grant for generator

Neighborhood Health Clinic won’t be without power this hurricane season. They’ve come a long way from what they experienced with Hurricane Irma in September. The nonprofit clinic at 121 Goodlette-Frank Road in Naples was awarded an $83,000 grant from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics to purchase a generator. The grant was awarded […]

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May 7, 2018

PediPlace: A Heart for Kids’ Health

Seven-year-old Jake, who has asthma, once made frequent trips to local emergency rooms for treatment. Karen, 14, developed swollen lymph glands and a severe infection under both arms after using the same disposable razor with other family members to save money. What these children now have in common is a place to go for their […]

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May 3, 2018

Health Care Clinic Touts Savings; Announces Plans For Dental Care

The Community Health Care Clinic’s new program that connects patients with primary care physicians instead of using hospital emergency rooms for treatment is on pace to save Advocate BroMenn and OSF Healthcare a combined $1 million in its first year. The clinic offers those patients ongoing care, free prescriptions, appointment reminders and volunteers coordinate transportation when […]

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April 24, 2018

CVS Health Foundation Awards Grant to Leahy Clinic

The Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured at The University of Scranton was among only 49 recipients in the nation, and one of just three in Pennsylvania, to be awarded a grant from the CVS Health Foundation, a private charitable organization created by CVS Health, in support of the National Association of […]

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April 13, 2018

Orlando free clinic Grace Medical Home part of pre-diabetes study

Grace Medical Home is one of two free clinics in the nation selected for a yearlong study that aims to improve the health of uninsured patients with pre-diabetes. The program gives them education and boxes of healthy food; the results have been promising so far. “I wasn’t losing weight because I was eating only one […]

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April 2, 2018

Parish Outreach Center receives grant for diabetic care program

The Geneseo Parish Outreach Center, a clinic providing free or low-cost medical services to patients in and around Livingston County, is implementing a project focused on providing patients with comprehensive diabetic preventative care. The Outreach Center has received a $10,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation, a private charitable organization created by CVS Health, and […]

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