Free Health Clinic continues to adjust services during pandemic

KILMARNOCK—Services at the Northern Neck–Middlesex Free Health Clinic, which have continued with modifications throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, are being further adjusted as Virginia phases in its reopening.

“We’ve been able to stay open and deliver patient care in new ways during this crisis,” said chief executive officer Jean Nelson. “This includes some creative initiatives, such as giving blood pressure monitors to patients to help manage their hypertension between visits, redesigning the Dental Clinic, making more use of telehealth services, closely tracking inventory, and delivering medicines outside of the building.”

New patients continue to be welcomed for medical, dental and pharmaceutical care, including 28 individuals in the last month alone. Eligibility screenings for…

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