Important Update on BIFMC’s Response to COVID-19

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March 26, 2020 To Our BIFMC Supporters, As we encounter an unparalleled moment together, we hope this letter finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. Please know that we will continue to keep you informed via our website news and social media presence, and we invite you to follow these sources of information …

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Free Charleston-Area Resources During the COVID19 Crisis

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**This list will continue to be updated: check back for more resources, and please share with neighbors and loved ones** –BASIC NEEDS & RESOURCES– -If you have recently lost your job you can file for unemployment benefits online through the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce website at https://dew.sc.gov. –Trident United Way provides additional resources for …

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Clinic Closed Until April 1; Consultation Available Via Telephone

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Out of an abundance of caution, the clinic will close and reschedule all patient appointments until April 1. Staff and medical providers will be available by phone to patients as needed, and prescriptions will be filled. See our update: “For the safety of our volunteers and patients, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic has decided to …

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BIFMC Mourns the Loss of Dr. James M. Hayes; Celebrates His Life of Compassion

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The Clinic Family is deeply saddened by the passing of long time volunteer physician and Board Chairman James M. Hayes, MD, who passed away on March 12, 2020. Dr. Hayes joined the free clinic at the time of it’s foundation in 2009, serving as both Board Director and volunteer primary care physician spanning more than …

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Free COVID-19 Virtual Screenings Via Roper St. Francis & MUSC

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MUSC announced recently that they will be offering free virtual screenings for those who are experiencing coronavirus flu-like symptoms (respiratory infection, fever, cough, flu-like symptoms) or asymptomatic (and have had a known exposure). Roper St. Francis has since declared that they will also be offering virtual screenings. In a statement, CEO of MUSC Health, Patrick …

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