Washington C.A.R.E. Clinic

Tacoma, Washington
Saturday, April 30, 2011

        2011 NEW ORLEANS C.A.R.E. CLINIC 

Washington C.A.R.E. Clinic
Saturday, April 30, 2011 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Tacoma Dome
PATIENT LINE: 877-233-5159
2727 East D Street
Tacoma, Washington 98421
United States

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COMMUNITIES ARE RESPONDING EVERYDAY (C.A.R.E)

The National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC), along with the Washington Free Clinic Association will be sponsoring a one day free medical clinic for the uninsured on Saturday, April 30, 2011 in Tacoma, Washington.
 

The Washington C.A.R.E. Clinic will offer free basic medical care and health education.  
Being a volunteer at this event will give you the opportunity to help hundreds of people gain access to medical care they otherwise may not receive.   

Patient Information:

The Washington C.A.R.E. Clinic patient hours are from 10:00am to 6:00pm.  

Patients are encouraged to call ahead and make an appointment for this clinic event.  Patients can call 877-233-5159 to schedule an appointment.

Uninsured Patients Only. Walk-ins will be seen on a limited, first-come first-serve basis.

Please note:

- This event is for those WITHOUT insurance.  Recipients of Medicare, Medicaid, or Veterans Administration benefits are not eligible.
- If you are taking medications, please bring your medicine bottles.
- Parking will be free.


Volunteer Information
:

Due to an overwhelming response, the majority of our set-up shifts on Thursday and Friday and the morning and all day shifts on Saturday are full.  However, we still have opening for volunteers in the afternoon shift, 2:00pm - 8:00pm and our teardown shift, 6:00pm - 10:00pm. 

The shift times for Medical and Non-Medical Volunteers are:


Thursday, April 28th - Set-up
Shift  12:00pm - 4:00pm

Friday, April 29th - Set-up
All Day           9:00am - 5:00pm
First Shift        9:00am - 1:00pm
Second Shift   1:00pm - 5:00pm 


Saturday, April 30th - Clinic

All Day           8:30am - 8:00pm
First Shift       8:30am - 3:00pm
Second Shift  2:00pm - 8:00pm 
Third Shift (FOR MDs, DOs, FNPs, APRNs and Dentists ONLY) 4:00pm - 8:00pm


MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS (MRC) MEMBER VOLUNTEERS
- Please register to volunteer for this event by contacting your MRC unit.  Contact information for the various units can be found on the MRC Volunteer tab of this page.



Each person volunteering for the C.A.R.E. Clinic must be registered in order to have a name badge and job assignment for the event.  If you are registering as a group, a registration must be done for each person.


The Washington C.A.R.E. Clinic needs both medical and non-medical volunteers!
 
Sign up today!



MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS: THE NAFC HAS OBTAINED MALPRACTICE COVERAGE FOR THIS EVENT.


Out of state medical professionals are not eligible to practice at the Washington C.A.R.E. Clinic. There will be no exceptions to this rule. There are many opportunities where your medical experience could be utilized during the clinic in other ways and we hope you will continue to consider volunteering.  Thank you for your interest and willingness to serve the uninsured.

 
 

Contact Information


  • National Association of Free Clinics


    1800 Diagonal Road Suite 600 
    Alexandria VA 22314 

    Phone: 703-647-7427

    Email: CARE@freeclinics.us


    PATIENT APPOINTMENT PHONE LINE:

    877-233-5159

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