Saint Thomas Health Hosts FREE Health Care Clinic for the Uninsured & Underinsured in Rutherford County for a Day of Hope, Healing and Health

Saint Thomas Health Hosts FREE Health Care Clinic for the Uninsured & Underinsured in Rutherford County for a Day of Hope, Healing and Health

Who:                Saint Thomas Health/Ascension and other Rutherford County-based agencies

When:             Saturday, April 29, 2017

                                    8 a.m. – 2 p.m.   

 What:               Day of Hope, Healing and Health

Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, is partnering with various locally-based agencies to provide care for hundreds of low-income uninsured or underinsured individuals in Rutherford County.

 The event will include free primary and specialty healthcare services, such as pediatric and adult dentistry, mammograms, vision services, foot and wound care, behavioral medicine and no-cost prescription medication made possible through the Dispensary of Hope.

Where:             Hobgood Elementary School

                        307 South Baird Lane

                        Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Why:                Our Catholic health ministry is committed to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.  The Ascension Medical Mission at Home is part of a national effort by Ascension and its caregivers to host similar events across the country. To date, Medical Mission at Home events have been held in Tennessee, Washington D.C., New York, Alabama, Florida, Connecticut, Indiana and Texas, and plans to expand to other markets in the coming months to meet individual and community health needs.  To learn more:www.medicalmissionathome.org

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