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bifmc news

Important updates about our free community health center services; volunteer and donor spotlights; health articles of interest, and upcoming events.

BIFMC Awarded Grant From Medical Society of South Carolina

Categories: News, Non-Profit
The Medical Society of South Carolina (MSSC) recently awarded Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC) a grant of $8,500, administered through Coastal Community Foundation (CCF), one of many generous awards directed each year toward community-based health programs that improve “health, wellness, and access.” The fourth oldest Medical Society in the US, known for “Pioneering advances …

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BIFMC Welcomes Nurse Manager, Sue Higgins

Categories: News
An Interview With BIFMC’s New Nurse Manager, Sue Higgins   “I try my best to help and research to see what is best for the patient in order to help get them what they need to improve their quality of life.”   What is your background in health care, and why did you decide to …

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This #GivingTuesday, Give Local; Give Life

Categories: News
This #GivingTuesday (Tuesday, December 1st) we hope you will join us by donating to our free clinic here, sharing our FB fundraiser with your friends and family, or hosting your own Facebook fundraiser to support Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic!  We treat uninsured adults who live and work on Johns, James and Wadmalaw islands, Folly Beach, …

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BIFMC Recipient of Sisters of Charity Foundation Awards Grant

Categories: Donor Spotlight, News
Our free clinic in Charleston, SC, is able to operate and serve hundreds of uninsured patients who live or work across the Barrier Islands – thanks to the good will and contribution of our donors. Each month, the Clinic pays tribute to one of our many generous supporters who seek to improve the overall health and …

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