1 Free or Reduced Cost Community Health Clinics in Winston-Salem Compiled by: Cara Martin, RN Laura Rapp, RN Robert Conn August 2009
2 Medical Definitions Acute Care- A disease that begins suddenly and usually runs a short course. Chronic Condition- An illness that persists for a long period of time usually more than 3 months. A condition that can be controlled, but not cured. Eligibility- This may include proof of residence and income. Common items requested include paycheck stub, housing receipt, power bill, tax return. Low-Income Status- To qualify for low-income status, household incomes are usually 200% of the federal poverty level or below. Consult clinics to determine status. Primary Care- The "medical home" for a patient. Primary care provides the patient with a broad range of care, both prevention and treatment. Sliding-fee scale- Fee charged for a service based on income. 1 Special Note: The following clinics do NOT provide emergency care, or write prescriptions for narcotic medications. Walk-ins are seen on a first-come/firstserved basis.
3 Bethany Baptist Church Medical Clinic 600 Old Hollow Road Winston-Salem, NC (Corner of Hwy 8/Germanton Road and Route 66/Old Hollow Rd) Phone: ; Spanish line: Hours: 2nd Saturday of the month from 9:00am-12:00pm (walk-ins only) Languages: Spanish and English Eligibility: None Cost: Free Services: General medicine (no dental), school & sports physicals, men & women s clinic, pediatrics, small lab, immunizations, limited free medicine if unable to afford prescriptions. Does NOT provide x-rays. Does NOT prescribe or carry narcotic medication. Does NOT provide prenatal care. Community Care Center 2135 New Walkertown Road Winston-Salem, NC 27101) (East Winston, off MLK Drive Across from Evergreen Cemetery) Phone: Website: Hours: For Regular Patients who have already met Eligibility criteria- clinic hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00 am 5:00 pm. By Appointment only. Not a Walk- In Clinic. If approved, patients are given an identification card and a medical record number that they should bring on every visit. When you call to make an appointment, please
4 have your medical record number with you so the scheduler can help you faster. Eligibility Screenings: Tuesday & Wednesday 1:30pm 3:30 pm Eligibility Requirements: Must provide proof of low- income status. Must have lived in Forsyth, Stokes, or Davie counties for at least the last three months. Cannot be eligible for state or federal sponsored healthcare insurance, including Veterans Administration, Medicaid, or Medicare. Cost: Free Services: Basic Health Care, Cardiology, Dental, Dermatology, Endocrinology Gastroenterology, Gynecology, and Neurology services. Note: Does NOT provide emergency care. Does NOT provide care for pregnant women. Community Mosque Clinic 1419 Waughtown Street Winston-Salem, NC (Next to Family Dollar) Phone: (only answered during clinic hours) Hours: The first and second Saturday of each Month 10:00am - 2:00pm Appointments are available one month in advance: Walk-ins welcome. Languages spoken: English and Spanish Eligibility: must be uninsured, Forsyth County residents preferred Cost: Free Services: Chronic Condition Care, Some Acute Care, Physicals, Primary
5 Care, Pharmacy Samples, and Lab (selective tests only) Downtown Health Plaza 1200 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC (Just West of Highway 52) Phone: Hours: Monday Friday: 7:45am-5:00pm (by appointment only) No Walk-ins (After 5:00pm appointments are available on Monday & Wednesday for established patients) Languages Spoken: English and Spanish (Others as needed) Eligibility: Accepts a variety of health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Provide proof of income for reduced cost. Cost: Free or sliding scale (Forsyth County Residents only) and Insurance. Financial Counseling available for uninsured and un-employed. Services: Chronic Condition Care, Acute Care, Physicals, Immunizations, Primary Care, some Health Education, Pharmacy, Lab, and X-ray. Sunnyside Clinic Trinity Moravian Church 220 E. Sprague Street, Winston-Salem, NC The corner of Sprague Street and Lomond Street. Phone: Website: Hours: The 1st Thursday (Adults and Children) and 3rd Thursdays (Under age 22) intake of new patients is from 5:00-6:30pm.
6 Appointments not available Languages spoken: English, Spanish Eligibility: Must live in Forsyth County Cost: Free Services: Physicals (excludes sports physicals), Immunizations, Primary Care, and Health Education. Does NOT prescribe or carry narcotic medication. Does NOT provide prenatal care, or immunizations. Green Street United Methodist Church Clinic 639 South Green Street Winston-Salem, NC 2710 (West Salem) Phone: Hours: Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm from September through May. (Every other week in the summer). Call for clinic hours if not sure. Doors open at 5:30 and close at 7PM. Walk-ins only. Appointments not available. Languages spoken: English and Spanish Eligibility: None Cost: Free Services: Chronic Condition Care, Physicals, Pregnancy tests, Primary Care, and Pharmacy samples. Health and Diabetes Education. No narcotics prescribed. Does NOT provide prenatal care, or immunizations. On site help with free medications if eligible.
7 Today s Woman Health and Wellness Center 2001 Today s Woman Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC (Kimberly Park neighborhood) Phone: Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm. Evening hours by appointment. Appointments available, walk-ins accepted Tuesday 12:30 pm and Friday 8:00 pm Languages spoken: English, Spanish Eligibility: Must live in zip code and must provide proof of income for sliding fee scale Cost: Medicaid and private insurance accepted. Financial assistance is available for uninsured, must provide income documentation Services: Free pregnancy test (Monday 3-4:30 pm) OB/GYN care, IUD insertion, ultrasound, and laboratory testing. Salem Pregnancy Center 1342 Westgate Center Drive Winston-Salem, NC Phone: (336) Website: Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Languages spoken: English and Spanish Eligibility: none Cost: Free
8 Medical Services: Free pregnancy tests, by appointment only. Additional Services: Free parenting classes. Each meeting earns vouchers to be used towards free diapers, clothing and infant toys. Free childcare (call for available dates and times.) Winston-Salem Rescue Mission 710 North Trade St. Winston-Salem, NC (At the corner of 7 th and Trade) Phone: None Hours: Medical: Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 am. Walk-ins are seen on a firstcome/first-served basis. Languages spoken: English and broken Spanish Eligibility: None. Will only see patients 18 years and older Cost: Free Services: Chronic Condition Care, Acute Care, Physicals, Immunizations, Primary Care and Pharmacy Old Town Baptist Church 4386 Shattalon Drive Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday nights of each month. 7pm-9pm Languages Spoken: English and Spanish Eligibility: none Cost: Free Services: Physical exams, eye exams, sports physicals and sick visits.
9 Does not offer laboratory services, radiology services, gynecology and obstetric care. 501 Cleveland Avenue, Suite 4 Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm Links patients with a doctor for primary care and specialist services. Program works with local hospitals for special procedures and hospitalizations. Volunteer doctors participate in program. Languages spoken: English and Spanish Eligibility: Must be uninsured, provide proof of low-income status and be a resident of Forsyth, Davie or Stokes County for 3 months or more. Cost: Small co-pays for services. No insurance. Call for enrollment information Health Care Access Forsyth County Department of Public Health 799 North Highland Avenue Winston-Salem, NC, Phone: Clinic Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thurs.: 8:30am-3:45pm Wednesday: 9:30am 6:45pm Friday: 8:30-11:45am Appointments only for Family Planning and WIC. Walk-ins accepted for HIV/STD clinic and childhood immunizations.
10 Languages spoken: English and Spanish (others as needed) Eligibility: None Cost: Many services are free. There are fees for Foreign Travel Immunizations and TB tests. Family Planning Clinic payment options include sliding-fee scale, Medicaid, and some insurance plans. There is a fee for Flu shots (no cost to those on Medicaid and Medicare if they bring card). Services: HIV/STD Clinic, Family Planning Clinic, WIC program, Childhood and Adult Immunizations, Woman Wise Southside United Health and Wellness Center 3009 Waughtown Street Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Clinic Hours: Monday & Wednesday from 1p-5p Tuesday & Thursday from 9a- 1p Call for expanded hours Languages Spoken: English, limited Spanish Eligibility: None. All are welcome. Cost: $25 per appointment. Lab is extra but discounted. Services: Adult general medicine. Prenatal and well child. No pharmacy on site.
11 Dental Services
12 Cleveland Avenue Dental & Eye Center of Baptist Hospital 501 Cleveland Ave. Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: Monday 8am-7pm, Tues-Fri 8am-5pm Accepts: All ages. Medicaid & Health Choice and Carolina Access. Registration: 1710 N. Trade St. Clinic locations: 1718 N. Trade St. Winston-Salem and 2606 New Walkertown RD Winston-Salem Note: Transportation is provided every 4 th Thursday to New Walkertown Rd Clinic- must arrive by 6:45am Phone: EXT # 123 (Not accepting new patients until Oct 27 th ) Hours: 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. Must be registered before becoming a patient. Accepts: Ages 18+ only. Free Services: Extractions only Rescue Mission Dental Clinic 2041 Silas Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Medicaid Dental Center
13 Hours: Monday- Friday 8am- 5pm Accepts: Medicaid and Health Choice Community Care Center 2135 New Walkertown Road Winston-Salem, NC (East Winston, off MLK Drive Across from Evergreen Cemetery) Phone: Website: Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 5pm 9pm Accepts: All ages. Cost is free. Must provide proof of low- income status. Must have lived in Forsyth, Stokes, or Davie counties for at least the last three months. Cannot be eligible for state or federal sponsored healthcare insurance, including Veterans Administration, Medicaid, or Medicare Forsyth Tech Dental Clinic 2100 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC Synder Hall Phone: Hours: Varies depending on semester (call for appointment) Accepts: Services usually cost dollars Note: Must attend a screening appointment prior to dental services.
14 Healthy Carolinians The dental crisis fund- Meets emergency dental needs of children 5-18 years of age Call Dentists Accepting Medicaid GENERAL DENTIST/s J. Mark Oliver, DDS, PA. Winston-Salem, NC (336) Smile Starters, Winston- Salem, NC (336) Kenneth R. Russell, DDS, PA. Winston- Salem, NC (336) Taylor, Laurel, E., Winston- Salem, NC (336) Stowe, Robert, P. Winston- Salem, NC (336) Jeffries, Perry, L. Winston-Salem, NC (336) Ballinger, Christopher, N. Winston-Salem, NC (336) Ballinger, Nermin, J. Winston-Salem, NC (336) Steinbecker, Jason, M. Winston-Salem, NC (336) Nguyen,T. Yen Winston-Salem, NC (336) Geer, Andrew, C. Winston-Salem, NC (336) Heath, David, R. Walkertown, NC (336) Miller, JR, David, E. Winston- Salem, NC (336)
15 Teague II, Sidney, C. Winston- Salem, NC (336) Wooten, Bobby, G. Winston- Salem, NC (336) ORAL SURGEON/s Peoples III, Carl, E. Winston- Salem, NC (336) Bailey, Paul, H. Winston- Salem, NC (336) PEDIATRIC DENTIST Black Jr. PA, Joel, A. Winston- Salem, NC (336)
16 Additional Resources
17 Crisis Control Ministries 200 East Tenth Street Winston-Salem North Carolina Resources available: Pharmacy, Food Assistance, Financial Assistance Phone: Website: Eligibility: Residents of Forsyth and Stokes Counties Picture ID Social Security Card or I.T.I.N. Number Proof of crisis Proof of household income for last and current month As many bills and receipts from last and current month as possible to show how the household money has been spent Additional Information: serves Individuals of any age There are no set limits on the number of prescriptions filled or the value of medications given to one client. There are no set financial guidelines for eligibility, but the client must demonstrate a true financial need. Rescue Mission 717 Oak St Winston Salem, NC Phone: (336) Resources Available: Men s Shelter, Senior Foster Care, Work Therapy, Partnership with the Veteran's Administration, Overcomers in Christ, Financial Management Class, Community Outreach, Drug Rehab Eligibility: None
18 Mental Health and Substance Abuse 4045 University Parkway Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: 24 hours a day 7 days a week Accepts: Medicaid. Financial assistance available Services: Mental health and substance abuse treatment. Developmental disability services provided 1509 South Hawthorne Rd Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am -5:00 pm Accepts: Medicaid. Financial assistance available Services: Mental health treatment 725 North Highland Ave Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm Centerpoint Mental Health Association Daymark Recovery Services Accepts: All patients with or without insurance Services: Mental health and substance abuse treatment
19 Addiction Recovery Care Association (ARCA) 1931 Union Cross Rd Winston-Salem, NC Phone: Hours: Referrals accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Services: Substance abuse and detoxification treatment Accepts: Call for insurance information
20 Helpful Numbers AIDS Care Services Legal Aid Disabled American Veterans Disability Advocates Food Stamps/DSS Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind Senior Services Financial Assistance Ausburg Lutheran Church Centenary UMC Experiment in Self- Reliance Domestic Violence and Family Services Family Services Police- Non- Emergency RICH Community Dev. Corp Forsyth County Domestic Violence Center Baby Love/Maternity Care