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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 Expands Care to Serve Uninsured on Folly Beach

Categories: News, Other
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is thrilled to announce that as of April 1st, 2019, the free clinic will be accepting low income, uninsured adults who live or work on Folly Beach in addition to Johns, James and Wadmalaw Island. The announcement comes on the one year anniversary marking the expansion of the free medical …

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Seabrook Island Tennis Raises $4500 for BIFMC

Categories: Charleston Gives, News
Seabrook Island Tennis Players took to the courts on Thursday, March 7, 2019 to raise over $4500 to benefit Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. The annual men & women’s tennis social event supports the Breast and Prostrate Health Initiative at the medical clinic, providing free mammograms and screenings for prostate cancer and clinical visits for …

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BIFMC Installs “Blessing Box” to Aid Food Insecurity

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is proud to become a Charleston Blessing Box location! Located at 3226 Maybank Highway, Building #C (directly to the right of the free medical clinic in a light green cabinet), the community is encouraged to leave non-expired, non-perishable food items or supplies within the storage cabinet for others who are …

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Clinic Expands Patient Outreach; How You Can Help

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is poised to meet the demands of many more without health insurance in our community. The catch? Catching them. Engaging in an outreach effort to educate potential patients about BIFMC’s free services, Volunteer Cynthia Cronk hits the streets. The past two years have entailed tremendous growth and publicity for Barrier …

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