Free Health Clinic At Trinity United Methodist In Huntington

By Scott Sarvay

June 18, 2010 Updated Aug 11, 2009 at 6:37 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The number of patients at a "free" health clinic in Huntington is on the rise.

The "Trinity United Methodist Church Free Clinic for Care" provides underprivileged patients with free medication, blood screenings and dentistry.

Organizers cite the slowing economy for a record number of patients this year.

They say they've seen nearly 100 new patients in the past three months.

Last year more than 1,300 patients were cared for.

Patients say without this program they would be forced to choose between paying for medication or food.

Husband of Clinic Go’er Lee McVay says, “If you ain't got the money to get your meds you ain't going to get'em. My new wife has been going three months without her insulin shots you know and right now she doesn't got the money to get'em so.”

The free clinic is open from noon until six every Tuesday in the lower level of Trinity United Methodist Church.

For more information or to donate call 260-355-0722.




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