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2013-06-10 08:29:09

July 3 New Orleans Event Is for People without Access to Medical Care NEW ORLEANS, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The toll-free phone line is available for uninsured patients to make appointments for the massive free clinic the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) will hold on July 3 in New Orleans, while more medical and non-medical volunteers are still needed. Patients may call 800-340-1301 to register for the clinic, which will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00...

2012-10-03 06:30:56

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Harbor, in collaboration with LA Care Health Plan, wrapped up its four-day free clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Supported by Dignity Health, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, The California Endowment and the Los Angeles Sports Arena, the free clinic provided services to nearly 4,000 patients from Sept. 27-30. Thanks to approximately 4,300 professional and general volunteers, patients received free dental exams and cleanings, tooth...

2012-09-13 02:26:42

DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As new Census Bureau numbers on the uninsured are released, organizers of a large, one-day free health clinic to be held in Dallas September 29 are urging Texas residents without insurance to register as soon as possible for appointments. The clinic will be held at the Dallas Convention Center, Hall A, 650 South Griffin St., with patient appointments available between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Patients should call 1-800-340-1301 to make appointments. The...

2012-08-01 06:24:44

DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) will hold the latest C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic for uninsured people in Dallas next month. The free clinic, held in conjunction with the Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (LSACC) and the North Texas Association of Charitable Clinics (NTACC), is scheduled for September 29 at the Dallas Convention Center, Hall A, 650 South Griffin St., and will be open for...

2011-10-04 12:55:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareNow, a Los Angeles based nonprofit, will host the largest free clinic of its kind from October 20-23 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, located at 3939 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Volunteering at the clinic will be Dr. Oz, two-time Daytime Emmy® Award-winning host of the Daytime Emmy® Award-winning "The Dr. Oz Show" (KABC-TV, Channel 7, weekdays 3 p.m.), and vice-chair and professor of surgery at...

2011-09-23 12:12:00

EASTON, Md., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quality Health Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $392,438 to 12 organizations in Maryland and the District of Columbia to support local healthcare-related quality improvement efforts. Funding decisions for the grants, which this year range from $20,000 to $50,000, center on a project's potential to impact access to care and improve the quality of healthcare and human services, particularly among areas of underserved...

2011-09-08 13:58:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareNow, a local nonprofit organization formed to bring help and hope to the uninsured and underserved in America's urban centers, will transform the Los Angeles Sports Arena into a giant clinic to provide free healthcare services to men, women and children needing medical, dental and vision care. CareNow is looking for healthcare professionals (dental, vision and medical) to volunteer for the event. Volunteers may sign up for half day or full day...

2011-08-26 13:47:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of Monday's massive, one-day, free medical clinic at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans are urging more local doctors and advanced practice nurses to volunteer, because travel problems related to Hurricane Irene along the East Coast have prevented some physicians and nurses from reaching New Orleans. "Our hearts go out to those individuals who are in Hurricane Irene's path," Dr. Rani Whitfield, a Baton Rouge...

2011-08-24 05:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the large, one-day free medical clinic to be held Monday in New Orleans are urging uninsured Gulf Coast residents to register as soon as possible for appointments. No appointments will be scheduled after phone lines close Friday at 5:00 p.m. CDT. The National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC) is sponsoring the C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on the sixth anniversary...

2011-08-22 11:43:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Free Clinics is teaming up with MSNBC's The Ed Show to hold a free medical clinic on August 29th in New Orleans, and both are thankful for the many partners providing crucial services to the area's uninsured. The C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, where uninsured people can receive primary medical care as well as certain additional...