The Public Needs To KNOW
What happens to a person in America without health insurance? For one it means no breast cancer screening, for another it could mean no high blood pressure medicine, and for yet another it could mean no check-up’s for their children. We would like to help people in need all across our hometown stay healthier and live longer by increasing access to medical services, medications and medical supplies.
So many Americans are uninsured because of the high cost of insurance. Many people do not have access to coverage through their job. This leaves many without an affordable option. Over 47 million non-elderly American’s we’re uninsured in 2012. Studies indicate that the uninsured are less likely to receive preventive care and services for health conditions. The uninsured often gain unaffordable medical bills when they do seek care. This quickly leads to medical debt. Individuals below poverty are at higher risk of being uninsured and not having accessibility to have health care screenings and check-up’s. Our community cares and to insure that the people in these categories can have some type of medical attention, we are opening a free medical clinic for the people of our community.
We care for our neighbors in need who are making a sincere effort to help themselves and their families, but do not have the financial resources for medical care. To be eligible you must be 18 years or older, pediatric patients must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, have no public or private health insurance, provide two forms of identification, provide income verification, have proof of residency in the area and meet income guidelines.
We are facilitating a free health clinic for various healthcare. We will offer community health care for free to low-income families based on our income guidelines. We will be offering various health related tips on how to be healthy for life. We will be providing free ambulance service to...