September 29, 2020

Community Clinics Face COVID-19 Crisis

Skyrocketing demand and severe cuts in funding leave clinics that serve the poor and underinsured teetering on the brink. NBC’s Sarah Dallof reports. Demand has skyrocketed at nearly three quarters of their 1,400 locations. Meanwhile, donations have dropped more than 50 percent. “The worst case scenario is free and charitable clinics run out of money […]

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July 11, 2020

Coronavirus Victims Include Health Clinics in Minority Communities

Low-cost and free health clinics that serve large minority and low-income communities are being hit hard by the pandemic, with nearly 2,000 health-center sites closing temporarily and others worried about their financial futures, trends that risk widening racial disparities in health care. Federally funded community health centers that serve many of these people have temporarily […]

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June 22, 2020

Expanding COVID-19 testing for those who need it most

Communities across the country are grappling with how to recover and rebuild during COVID-19, especially in traditionally underserved neighborhoods hit hard by the pandemic. As just one example, although African Americans make up 14 percent of the overall population in Michigan1, they account for approximately 31 percent of COVID-19 cases and 40 percent of deaths […]

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May 5, 2020

National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Joins Global Day of Giving and Unity #GivingTuesdayNow to Support Clinics on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is responding to meet the needs of uninsured and medically underserved people throughout the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing continued support to Free and Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies and kicking off their COVID-19 Response Fund.

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