Charleston, West Virginia
October 21 – October 22
Where: Bible Center School, 1111 Oakhurst Drive
Charleston, WV 25314 United States + Google Map
The patient parking lot will open no later than midnight. Numbered patient admission tickets will be given out beginning at 3 AM, one ticket per patient. Clinic doors will open at 6 AM. Patients will be admitted in numerical order by ticket # and a ticket is required for admission. Services are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services.
Some Clinic Info
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The basic services can include:
- DENTAL: Cleaning, fillings, extractions
- VISION: Complete dilated eye exams, testing for glaucoma, testing for diabetic retinopathy, glasses made on site
- MEDICAL: General medicine
- PREVENTION: Breast exams, diabetes screening, physicals, women’s health
- EDUCATION: Educational resources and information are provided throughout service areas
NOTE: Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services. All patients will have the option of receiving DENTAL and MEDICAL care or VISION and MEDICAL care, but not DENTAL and VISION care on the same day.
website source – http://ramusa.org/event/charleston-west-virginia/
Remote Area Medical’s mission to prevent pain and alleviate suffering is fueled by donors and volunteers who support the operation of mobile medical clinics that deliver free, high-quality vision, dental, and medical services to children, individuals, and families who do not have access or cannot afford a visit to a doctor. Since 1985, RAM’s Corps of more than 100,000 Humanitarian Volunteers, comprised of licensed dental, vision, veterinary, and medical professionals, have treated more than 700,000 individuals and 67,000 animals, delivering $112 million worth of free health care services.