Collinsville Clinic Expected To Open In November 2011
East of 11th & Main
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Ted Wright -- last update 10/14/2011 (ArubahFreeClinic.html)
Copyright 2011 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Community Clinic is being organized to offer a wide range of out-patient
medical services, at no charge, to uninsured patients who reside in the Owasso
/ Collinsville community. The overall scope of services the clinic provides
will include (but may not be limited to) the following: Family medical care
(acute care and preventative care at start-up)
* Pediatric care
* Chiropractic care
* Biblical counseling
* Health Education
No controlled substances will be kept on site.
The Clinic will continue
to expand services based on the pool of volunteers, available funding, and reassessment
of need over time. Our strategic goals include the following:
* Offer Dental, Vision
and Hearing services.
* Offer preventative health exams for pediatric, adolescent and young adults
on a routine basis.
* Develop and provide educational opportunities for therapeutic lifestyle
* Promote creative public relations/public awareness.
* Offer more extensive laboratory and basic radiological services.
* Establish chronic health care services.
* Provide a strong referral system
to provide care for those who otherwise would have no access to medical care
to provide care for those who otherwise would have no access to medical
Any Individual who
does not have private or government funded medical insurance is eligible.
If a patient qualifies for a government or private insurance ((Medicaid,
SoonerCare, Indian Health Service, Veterans Health Benefits, Private
Health Insurance)), the Clinic will refer the patient to the appropriate
agency. However, the Clinic will treat the current episode while the
appropriate enrollment is pursued.
treatment that do not meet eligibility criteria will be handled on a
case-by-case basis. The Clinic policy will be to treat every patient
that visits the Clinic. Depending on the requirements or limitations
of funding sources available to the Clinic, eligibility criteria may
will be identified and coordinated from supporting hospitals and other
health service organizations to enhance care for our patients.
volunteers were helping to inrtoduce themselves to the community the past few
months including this booth at Founder's Day Sept. 24th.
clinic will be housed in the building at 1021 W. Main (in downtown Collinsville)
recently refurbished by Collinsville pharmacist Tharyn Nachtigall. Tharyn is
on the board of the non-profit group that receives no government funding.
Nicholson, RN, MSN, ARNP, is the executive director of the clinic.
clinic will likely opens just a few evenings a week initially then expand hours
and services later.