The Clinic will be fulfilling our mission to the under-served working poor in Collier County until the provisions of the Affordable Care Act are due to be instituted in 2014, so it is business as usual until then. However, depending on the results of the congressional elections in the fall (refusing to fund the act, for example) as well as the intention of our state government (Governor Scott has indicated Florida will opt out since it is up to each state to choose whether or not to participate), the ACA may or may not affect what we are doing thereafter.
If it is fully enacted in 2014, there will still be several million (who knows what the right number is) who will not be able to afford the premiums, choose not to participate, or cannot … Read more...Read More
Every year the Neighborhood Health Clinic is asked to share their story with Youth Leadership Collier (YLC). On Thursday, June 21, 2012, YLC visited the Neighborhood Health Clinic as part of their six-day intensive summer program designed to give the teens a first-hand experience in different aspects of the community.
“Our visit to the Neighborhood Health Clinic is one I always look forward to for you embody the vision and spirit we can only hope to cultivate in the our students and in ourselves”, stated Patrick Philbin, volunteer chair for the Youth Leadership Collier program
The group heard from Clinic Co-Founder Nancy Lascheid. During an interactive presentation, Mrs. Lascheid asked them to find their passion and use that “fire in their belly” to improve their community. Then the YLC class was introduced to the in-take … Read more...Read More
At this time the Neighborhood Health Clinic is in need of pens. The next time you are at an office supply store, please consider purchasing a pack of pens for the Clinic. Pen contributions can be delivered to Pamela Nolasco, Clinic office manager. For more information about supplies needed, please call Pamela at 239.260.2082.
Did you know that an independent audit revealed 92% of operating expenses goes directly towards patient services? We rely on your support to provide healthcare, medication and laboratory testing for our patients. In addition to monetary contributions, donations of goods and services help keep the operating and overhead costs to a minimum. This allows the Neighborhood Health Clinic utilize funds to save lives. Every gift we receive is needed and appreciated.
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Free tickets to the Miracle’s Baseball game for all breast cancer survivors!
Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 7:05 p.m.
Combat breast cancer with the “Miracle.” Free ticket to all breast cancer survivors. To reserve your free ticket, contact Gary Sharp in the Miracle office at (239) 768-7210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A portion of the proceeds raised during the evening will be used to assist with mammogram services for uninsured women and men our community.… Read more...Read More
Recently, several Neighborhood Health Clinic patients graduated from the Healthy Lifestyles program. Healthy Lifestyles is a four week interactive and hands-on course focusing on healthy, easy and affordable diets, fitness, oral hygiene, and stress management.
At graduation, participants were recognized for most weight and waist loss (male & female), most pedometer steps taken, reduction in blood pressure, and perfect attendance. Participants said they now have a better understanding of how to read nutrition labels, how a proper diet can help manage diabetes, and the importance of portion control.Read More
The walkway in the front of the Neighborhood Health Clinic is lined with bricks. Please take this opportunity to place your name, names of your loved ones, or your business on one of them. It demonstrates your continued support to the Neighborhood Health Clinic.Read More