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.

This #GivingTuesday, Give Back Locally – Help Your Neighbor

Categories: News
This #GivingTuesday (Tuesday, November 27th) we hope you will join us by donating to our free clinic here, or hosting your own Facebook fundraiser to support Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic! [Don’t know how? You can share this one!] We treat uninsured adults who live and work on Johns, James and Wadmalaw islands, providing on-going, high …

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Health In Translation: BIFMC Has One of the Few Clinically Certified Interpreters in SC

Categories: News
At Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, approximately 30% of patients are ‘Limited English Speakers’; primarily Spanish-speaking adults who live or work on Johns, James or Wadmalaw Islands. Many of the Spanish-speaking patients treated at the free clinic work in construction, landscaping, house cleaning, the food and beverage industry and hospitality; as well as those who …

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BIFMC Drop-Off Location for Florence Relief Items

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will be collecting donation items to assist in Hurricane Florence Recovery. A drop off bin will be located in front of our clinic at 3226 Maybank Highway, Building #C, on Johns Island for the next several weeks. Please see accepted items from the list below, or Download the PDF Here. **no …

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BIFMC to Host New “Runway” Fundraiser

Categories: News, Other
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is excited to announce the first annual “Fashion For A Cause” fundraiser, to take place at The River Course at Kiawah Island Club on November 9th, 2018, from 11am-2pm. The event will include a runway fashion show featuring boutique clothing lines by Lilly Pulitzer, J. McLaughlin, and Scout & Molly’s Boutique, followed …

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Dr. Louis Weinstein Featured in ‘Volunteer Spotlight’

Categories: News, Volunteer Spotlight
Each month, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, a free clinic in Charleston, SC, shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, BIFMC 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 …

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