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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Free Local Services for Furloughed Workers: Updated

Categories: News
Charleston Cares! In light of the ongoing Federal Government Shutdown, many services in the community are doing what they can to assist those who have been adversely affected by the furloughed work mandate. Please see below for an updated list of Charleston-area services and share widely. This list will continue to be updated for the …

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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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How You Did It: One Staff Member’s Weight Loss Journey

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic regularly treats patients who experience hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases associated with excess weight. Despite the recommendation to lose weight for disease management and better health outcomes, the process of adapting to a new lifestyle and diet can be challenging for adults. Losing weight …

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