Community Health News

bifmc news

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

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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Important Update on BIFMC’s Response to COVID-19

Categories: News
To Our BIFMC Patients, Volunteers and 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

Categories: News, Other
**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

Categories: News
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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