MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS TO OFFER FREE MEDICAL CARE FOR UNINSURED
March 25, 2019
Mobile clinic will be open from 11 am – 2 pm Tuesday, March 26
Panama City, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Bay County’s Medical Reserve Corps, MRC, is providing free medical care to uninsured adults. The mobile clinic will be located at 3104 W 23rd ST, Panama City. This is for Tuesday, March 26 only. Clients will be seen inside the tent next to Rx Express and Holi. Hours for the clinic are 11 am – 2 pm.
The MRC is hopeful that this will be the first of additional monthly mobile clinics. Services will be focused on primary care. The MRC will work to find help for medical needs outside of the clinic’s abilities. Practitioners are unable to prescribe controlled substances.
Clinic workers volunteer through the MRC. The MRC is looking for additional licensed and non-licensed volunteers. To sign-up contact Samuel Sumner at Samuel.Sumner@FLHealth.gov or 850-252-9710. You can learn more by visiting DOH-Bay’s website at Bay.FloridaHealth.gov or on Twitter at @FLHealthEmerald.
About the Florida Department of Health
The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities. The MRC network comprises 989 community-based units and almost 200,000 volunteers located throughout the United States and its territories.