BIFMC Debuts New Website

Categories: Home Feature, News
Things may look a little different at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic as of September 28th, 2016. Partnering with cloud software company Blackbaud, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic recently launched a new, user-friendly website designed to help patients and volunteers learn more about the clinic and make appointments. Brenda Falls, Director of Barrier Islands Free Medical …

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Will a Flu Shot Give Me The Flu?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns, Home Feature
As the Charleston heat begins to cool and the Lowcountry autumn creeps in, the “dreaded” signs begin to pop up: Flu Shot Immunizations Here!  Think you can sneak by without getting vaccinated again this year? Why would you want to! Consider a few important reasons why you should take the plunge and get jabbed: The flu shot will NOT …

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How To Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes in Charleston

Categories: Blog, Health Check, Home Feature
It’s no secret that mosquitoes are host to an array of viruses such as dengue, chikungunya, and Zika – and are potentially harmful to the young, elderly, sick and pregnant. But how do you adequately protect yourself from mosquito bites in the Lowcountry? In South Carolina, mosquito season runs regularly from about April until October, or as …

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