The Neighborhood Health Clinic (Clinic) – a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization providing Collier County’s working, uninsured residents quality medical and dental care – will receive a $2,500 State Farm grant for patient education during a check presentation ceremony taking place on November, 26, 2019, at 11:00 am at the charity’s campus located at 88 Twelfth Street North, Naples FL 34102.
“We are proud to provide a grant to help support the patient education programs at the Clinic” says, Jose Soto, State Farm Public Affairs Specialist. “This grant will assist in helping bring more hope and healing for those in need in our community.”
The $2,500 State Farm grant for patient education materials will be awarded during a check presentation ceremony featuring:
-State Representative Bob Rommel
-State Farm Agents
-Clinic CEO Leslie Lascheid
“It’s not enough to just provide the highest quality dental and medical treatment for patients,” explains Clinic CEO Leslie Lascheid. “We want to ensure they have the tools necessary to be well and enjoy meaningful, productive lives at home, work and play. Having the right patient education materials available makes that hope and healing possible.”
The Clinic provides patient education and research projects, including:
-Breast Health Awareness
-Colon Cancer Screening
-Hepatitis C Treatment and Support
Additionally, the recently expanded campus, with state-of-the-art Radiology equipment and dental operatories, offers specialties in Acupuncture, Cardiology, Colon Cancer Testing, Counseling, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Hepatology, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Laboratory, Neurology, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology (ENT), Pain Management, Podiatry, Rheumatology and Urology. Ensuring all patient needs are met, the facility also includes an on-site Medication Room that administered more than $5.5 million (retail cost) in medications during 2018.
Last year alone, the Neighborhood Health Clinic:
-Performed more than 27,095 patient procedures
-Provided more than 11,000 patient visits with working, uninsured men and women in 2018 and more than 107,000 since opening
-Offers access to general medical practitioners; specialty clinics for complex and chronic conditions and dentists
-Provides onsite laboratory basic tests for established patients
-Offers patient education and research projects
-Volunteer-driven: 250 physicians, 50 dentists, 100 nurses and 300 non-medical personnel
-A 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that has received the coveted Four-Star Charity Navigator rating 6 years in a row and GuideStar’s 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency
For more information the Neighborhood Health Clinic’s programs and services, as well as funding opportunities, please call 239.261.6600, or visit www.NeighborhoodHealthClinic.org.