Community Health News

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

For VIM Clinics, Finding A Voice Matters

Categories: Home Feature, News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, like many free clinics of their kind across the nation, was spurred into existence following the success of one sustainable model for free healthcare. Based out of Hilton Head, SC., the now nationally recognized clinic and nonprofit organization, Volunteers In Medicine, was founded by Dr. Jack McConnell in 1994 and sought to address …

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BIFMC Patient Survey

Categories: News
In order to better serve our patients and accommodate for possible schedule conflicts in the future, we would like to learn more about what days and times are most convenient for scheduling appointments. If you are a current patient, please take a few moments to answer nine questions regarding your experiences with our hours of operation, location, …

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BIFMC Joins #GivingTuesday Movement

Categories: Home Feature, News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will be a participating non-profit organization on #GivingTuesday, a viral fundraising campaign that occurs annually each Tuesday following Thanksgiving Day. This year, #GivingTuesday will take place on November 29, 2016. Supporters of BIFMC are encouraged to make an on-line donation to the Clinic to keep the uninsured community of Johns, James, and Wadmalaw Islands, …

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Dr. Laurie Kearse 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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