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

Gate-Crashing Golf Tourney Gator Brings National Attention to BIFMC

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic hosted its 10th Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational at The River Course at Kiawah Island Golf Club on Monday, March 27th, 2017. Each spring, the charitable sporting fundraiser raises significant proceeds to support the Clinic’s mission of delivering high quality, free patient care to uninsured community members who live or work …

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Skim Health: 3.25.17

Categories: News, Skim Health
Top health articles of interest circulating in the media this week, 3.25.17 While it is assumed wealthier nations will have seen a decline in death rates over past decades, a recent analysis featured in The Washington Post suggests that the opposite is true for many Americans in the United States. “Diseases of Despair,” such as …

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Seabrook Tennis Association Hosts BIFMC Fundraiser

Categories: Charleston Gives, News
On Wednesday March 8, Seabrook Island Tennis Association hosted a Mens and Ladies Round Robin to raise money to support Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. With more than 40 players in attendance, the group raised almost 5k in order to support their uninsured neighbors on Johns, Wadmalaw and James Island. Lori Leary, tennis club member …

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Cynthia Cronk Featured in Volunteer Spotlight

Categories: Home Feature, News, Volunteer Spotlight
Each month, BIFMC shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional clinic volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry community are cared for and kept healthy due to the commitment …

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