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

BIFMC Featured in HealthLinks Charleston

Categories: News
Johns Island free clinic, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, is currently featured in the November/December issue of HealthLinks Charleston Magazine. The piece, titled “Quite a Life Saver: Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic” by Denise K. James, captures the flow of the free medical clinic, which serves the island’s low income, uninsured population on Johns, James …

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BIFMC Featured in Kiawah ‘Legends’ Magazine

Categories: News
Kiawah Island’s Legends Magazine recently featured Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic in their October 2017 issue. The article, printed in the Good Works section, chronicles the Clinic’s mission to treat uninsured adults who live or work on Johns, James and Wadmalaw Islands. See the article below, or request a copy here. You may also view the Kiawah Legends …

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BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer

Categories: BIFMC Pillar Profiles, News
Dr. Richard Ulmer, Medical Director and Physician at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, has provided well beyond a professional’s lifetime of dignity, compassion, health and good humor to his patients. Across his many decades of training – and then treating – the lowcountry community through his internal medicine practice, it is beyond fitting that Dr. …

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Clinic Featured in ‘The Post & Courier’ Article

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic was recently featured in The Post & Courier on Monday, September 4, 2017. The health section top story, “This free clinic on Johns Island sees 350 patients per month. Most people don’t know it’s there,” written by journalist Mary Katherine Wildeman, underscored the constant yet quiet workings of Free Clinic physicians, nurses …

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BIFMC Announces New Clinic Construction

Categories: Home Feature, News, Other
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is thrilled to announce immediate plans to begin construction of a large, seven-exam room free medical facility where clinic medical staff will continue to serve the health and wellness needs of uninsured adults who reside or work on Johns, James, and Wadmalaw Islands. Construction will commence this month under the …

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