Free clinic offers medical, vision and dental services

Free clinic offers medical, vision and dental services


WATCH OUT FOR BIKES, AND BRIDGE CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND, THE PROVIDENCE BRIDGE PEDAL WILL TAKE OVER THE STREETS SUNDAY MORNING, WITH CLOSURES STARTING AT 4:00 A.M. — FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW, IMPACT YOUR HEALTH PORTLAND IS HOSTING A CLINIC, OFFERING FREE MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION CARE, — WE’VE RECOGNIZED THAT THE UNDER SERVED IN OUR COMMUNITY SOMETIMES FEEL LESS HUMAN IN SOME WAYS. IMPACT YOUR HEALTH PORTLAND IS A GROUP DEVOTED TO HELPING CARE FOR PORTLAND’S MOST VULNERABLE RESIDENTS. THE ORGANIZATION’S PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR JONATHAN RUSSELL SAYS THEY SERVE PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. FROM HOMELESS TO THOSE WHO , DON’T HAVE THE DENTAL OR MEDICAL INSURANCE THEY WISH THEY HAD. LIKE MIRIAM MOO, SHE’S BROUGHT HER 60-YEAR-OLD MOTHER HERE BECAUSE VISION INSURANCE WASN’T ENOUGH. BUT FIRST THING WHEN WE GO TO THE CLINIC, THEY SAY INSURANCE DOESN’T COVER HIS GLASSES SO , WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING LIKE THAT AND IT IS GOOD FOR HER NOW. SHE’S GRATEFUL FOR THE GENEROUS DOCTORS IN PORTLAND VOLUNTEERING THEIR TIME AND EXPERTISE SO HER MOTHER’S SIGHT , AND SAFETY WILL BE CARED FOR, — I JUST SAY THANK YOU THANK THEY ARE HELPING PEOPLE, WHILE — WHILE PEOPLE ARE COMING FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION CARE, THE CLINIC IS ALSO PROVIDING FREE HAIR CUTS FOR THEIR GUESTS AND PORTRAITS, TOO. AND IT’S THESE EXTRA SERVICES THAT HAVE ACTUALLY MADE A PROFOUND HUMAN IMPACT. THIS CLINIC TAKES 9 MONTHS IN THE MAKING TO COORDINATE, BUT THE VOLUNTEERS SAY EVERY MOMENT IS WORTH IT TO MAKE THIS TANGIBLE DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THEIR NEIGHBORS. VOLUNTEERS HOPE TO SERVE MORE THAN 1000 PATIENTS.

Author: Kevin Mason

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *