RAM of Virginia returns to region to provide free medical, dental, vision care

By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @PGJournal
Posted: June 14, 2018 | 12:35 p.m.

VIRGINIA – Remote Area Medical of Virginia – a nonprofit operator of mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals, is returning to Southside Virginia on June 23-24, 2018. 

All services are free and no ID or insurance information is required.   

Patient parking will be available at Greensville High School, 403 Harding Street, Emporia, VA 23847. The clinic parking lot will open no later than 12 a.m. midnight on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Ticket distribution begins at 3 a.m., and patients will be seen in chronological order according to their ticket number when clinic doors open at 6 a.m. 

This process will repeat on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Services available at the clinic include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental x-rays, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses, women’s health exams, and general medical exams. 

RAM of Virginia is a non-profit healthcare organization that operates all-volunteer mobile medical clinics in Virginia and provides free services to those in need of dental, vision and medical care.  Since its founding on the steps of the state’s Capitol Building in 2014, RAM of Virginia has established new clinics in Lee County, Smyth County, and Warsaw and Emporia, and overseen established clinics at Wise, Grundy, and Buena Vista. 

Spearheaded by its Board President, Dr. Victoria Molnar Weiss, the RAM affiliate works to expand quality medical, dental, and vision clinics throughout Virginia. This is done in an effort to alleviate the growing need for affordable healthcare for thousands of underserved Virginians.

To find out more about RAM of Virginia, visit www.ramusa.org/virginia or find us on Facebook at Remote Area Medical of Virginia.

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