April 24, 2024


Health Lasts Longer

Supes support summer free health clinic

Supes support summer free health clinic



Members of California Careforce No cost Wellness Treatment Clinic’s Nevada County Host Committee (donning blue T-shirts), pose with county supervisors just after the passing of a resolution in help of this summer’s free clinic in July. From remaining, are Sup. Hardy Bullock, Scott Rogers, Sup. Ed Scofield, Mindy Oberne, Sup. Sue Hoek, Philip Vardara, Sup. Heidi Corridor and Sup. Dan Miller.
Picture submitted by Mindy Oberne.

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors recently handed a resolution in help of California Careforce’s Cost-free Health Treatment Clinic in Nevada County, scheduled for July 15-17 at Nevada Union Superior University. The nonprofit corporation is focused to giving dental, vision and health care free of cost to to people with out obtain to fundamental overall health services.

In Nevada County, a very similar 2015 clinic supplied 559 individuals with an equal of $245,935 of healthcare providers, and a 2020 clinic delivered 850 sufferers with $347,297 of medical services. With delays in health-related treatment as a consequence of COVID-19 and a developing will need within the community, this summer’s July clinic anticipates managing approximately 1,000 sufferers, say volunteers.

These clinics are built attainable by way of the partnership of a area Host Committee, comprised of Nevada County-dependent volunteers and California CareForce. Since 2011, California CareForce’s statewide mobile free of charge clinics have served nearly 39,000 people and presented above $15 million really worth of expert services through California.

“It is estimated that in 2022 around 3 million Californians will stay uninsured, and that affordability of wellbeing care stays a challenge across California,” mentioned the Nevada County Board of Supervisors’ resolution.

To donate, volunteer or obtain additional facts on the approaching free clinic, contact Host Committee Guide Philip Vardara, RN, at 530-613-2301 or [email protected], or Sarina Klein of California CareForce at 916-749-4170 or [email protected].


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