13 Nov RAM serves over 500 at event
The Remote Area Medical clinic set up a free event at Rappahannock Community College on November 2 and 3. Approximately 519 patients were seen at the clinic, and more than 400 individuals volunteered their time to help provide this care. Services received included dental cleanings, dental x-rays, dental fillings, dental extractions, eye exams, glaucoma testing, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site, womenâs health exams, and general medical exams. There was also on-site Narcan training. All services were free.
Several groups of volunteers were among those providing services, including those from Rappahannock Community College, Virginia Commonwealth University, George Washington University, SUNY, Montgomery College, Germanna Community College, Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing, Howard University, Stony Brook University Dental School, and Salus University – College of Optometry.
RAM is a major non-profit organization that operates mobile clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision, and medical services to underserved and uninsured individuals who do not have access to or cannot afford a doctor.
More than 500 patients received free care, including dental care,
during the November 2-3 Remote Area Medical clinic in Warsaw.
Photo by Remote Area Medical