Ithaca Free Clinic

From agency: Ithaca Health Alliance
Resource Details
Alternate Name Ithaca Health Alliance, Inc.

The Free Clinic provides the following FREE service for uninsured and under-insured members of our community:

Walk-In Medical Clinics: Free primary health care, medical testing, woman's health services, and employment physicals for the uninsured.

Chronic Care Program: Targeting at-risk individuals who need help managing persistent pain, diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions.

Financial Advocacy: Helping find creative solutions to relieving financial dept for those struggling to keep up with medical bills.

Ithaca Health Fund: Offering grants to those needing help affording diagnostic tests, treatments and prescriptions

Insurance Navigation: Help in qualifying and enrolling uninsured individuals in various Medicaid plans

Holistic Health Care Services that include chiropractic, therapeutic massage, herbal therapy, and acupuncture.

Occupational Therapy: In partnership with Ithaca College

Food Pharmacy: Registered Dietitian services and free health Food support

Prescription Medication Support: Assistance in obtaining free or low-cost prescription medications like insulin

Optometry Clinic and Optician Services: Free dilated eye exams and glaucoma screenings and free prescription eye glasses 

Community Health Education: Conducting free community chronic disease health screenings, educational seminars, lectures and open houses to deliver crucial health information to our community

The Mission of the Free Clinic is to facilitate access to health care for all, with a focus on the needs of uninsured persons.

501(c)(3) charity and accepts voluntary donations, including medical supplies and equipment. Limited storage space, contact clinic before making a donation.
Coverage Area United States Canada Other The Free Clinic provides numerous health care related services to residents of Tompkins County and counties surrounding Tompkins County. The Free Clinic also sees patients from all parts of the world as a result of the Clinic's proximity to Cornell University and Ithaca College. There are no residency or income requirements. If you do not have health insurance, or the Free Clinic provides a service not covered by your health insurance, you can receive free health care services at the Clinic.

Defined coverage areas:
United States - Nationwide
Canada - Nationwide
Physical Address 521 West Seneca Street
Ithaca City NY
14851 United States
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Hours Of Operation Walk-in Medical Clinic hours. Holistic Care, Optometry Clinic and Optician Services, Occupational Therapy, Patient Advocacy, and Chronic Care Program Services by appointment.

Mon: 2pm 6pm
Thu: 4pm 7pm
Physical Location Description The Ithaca Free Clinic is located on the first floor of a 2,900 square foot office building and has six available parking spaces adjacent to the building.
Disabilities Access The Ithaca Free Clinic can accommodate anyone with a disability and is wheelchair accessible. American Sign Language services available.
Bus Service Access Local bus service is available with a bus stop less than one city block away from the Free Clinic.
Eligibility Individuals with no health insurance, inadequate health insurance or unable afford holistic care.
Eligibility: Adult: Yes;
Program Fees Free
Volunteer Duties All Free Clinic services are provided by community volunteers. We are always looking for MD's, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Dieticians, Licensed Chiropractic, Massage Therapists, and Acupuncture Providers. Community and Student volunteers provide administrative support, patient coaching, medical scripting, administer and collect patient vitals, conduct data entry, engage in outreach activities, provide marketin...
Programs at this agency Ithaca Health Alliance - Ithaca Free Clinic
Ithaca Health Fund
Free Optometry Clinic

Contact Information
Mailing Address PO Box 362
Ithaca NY
14851 United States
Fax Number 607-330-1194
Main 607-330-1254
Phone 2 607-330-1253
Norbert McCloskey 607-882-9060
Main Email Address
Main Contact Name Norbert McCloskey
Main Contact Title Executive Director
Main Contact Phone 607-330-1254
Main Contact Email Address
Director or Senior Administrator Name Norbert McClosky
Director or Senior Administrator Title Executive director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 607-882-9060
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address


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