PANAMA City, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – St. Andrew Neighborhood Clinical Middle Clinic Director Carole Summey and her personnel have tended to citizens throughout the space for quite a few years.
“We started this clinic in a minor home across the street, a single night time a 7 days in 2004,” Summey claimed.
Summey runs the not-for-earnings clinic along with her spouse, Dr. Delbert Summey, who also serves as board president.
“It’s health care where by you would go and essentially do a check-up annually and semi-on a yearly basis,” Summey mentioned.
Sufferers can receive care from doctors and pharmacists who volunteer their companies.
Dr. Jimmie McCready is one of the volunteer doctors on staff members.
“If you do not have insurance plan and you will need healthcare care, or even if you just desired to get a verify-up we’re here,” McCready reported.
Due to the fact 2004, St. Andrew Neighborhood Health-related Heart has offered nearly 98 million dollars in wellness care providers to Bay County people.
“We have a good deal of nearby people that add, a good deal of local companies add to this, and we have exclusive grants and things that come in for this,” McCready mentioned.
Facility staff say there is a typical false impression when it comes to individuals checking out the clinic.
“People imagine you have to not be doing the job to come listed here. But a great deal of our clients do perform. So just since you have a position, does not signify you just cannot check out and become a patient listed here,” Melanie Causey, APRN-C, with St. Andrew Community Health-related Centre, claimed.
Patient Julian Johnson has been coming to the clinic for several yrs.
Johnson’s pay a visit to this time was because of to a electric power-observed incident. He encourages men and women who have under no circumstances been to the facility to give it a try out.
“If you really don’t have money, you don’t have insurance plan, and you qualify. These persons will support you out. I mean they’ve been a blessing to me, God despatched,” Johnson reported.
Individuals have to meet the subsequent prerequisites:
– They have to be a Bay County resident
– Be an grownup between the ages of 19 and 64
– Make 200 per cent under the poverty line
– Have no access to wellbeing insurance policies together with Medicare, Medicaid, and Medically Needy Programs.
The clinic holds a charity golfing match every yr at the Shark’s Tooth Golfing Club.
The 5th Annual SACMC Golfing Tournament will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
The proceeds go into supporting present the absolutely free companies.
For people intrigued, get hold of Ace Summey at (850) 814-7295 or by E mail: [email protected]
For people fascinated in donating to the clinic, pay a visit to this web page and simply click on the donate tab.
You can also mail a test to St. Andrew Community Health care Middle, 3101B Highway 98 West, Panama City, FL 32401.
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