Finding Of No Significant Impact

Finding Of No Significant Impact

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT Date of Posting: June 5, 2019 TO ALLINTERSTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS: Health Wagon Medical Clinic Project Activities: The primary purpose proposed for this project is the construction of a new 5,000 sq ft medical clinic that will provide free dental, vision and medical care to un-insured and under insured…

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An Interview with Dr. John Culp on the Importance of Health Fairs

An Interview with Dr. John Culp on the Importance of Health Fairs

By Betty Boyd Having good health is a vital part of today’s lifestyle. Neglecting your health can have many negative consequences. The Health Wagon is having is its first health fair of 2019 on March 6-7. Dr. John Culp is a family physician on the faculty as a professor of Family Medicine at Quillen College…

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Adult Medicaid Expansion

Adult Medicaid Expansion

By Betty Boyd There has been a great disproportion in an adult getting health insurance. In May 2018 the Virginia legislature voted to expand the adult Medicaid program. Prior to this being enacted the income eligibility for an individual was $6,900.00 or below. This left a gap of 700,000 people without coverage. Today 400,000 can…

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The Impossible Dream Achieved

The Impossible Dream Achieved

By Betty Boyd Do you want to give back to your community, but did not know how to do it? Being a volunteer is one of the greatest ways to give back. The Health Wagon is always in need of volunteers and today we want to highlight one of the best. Keith Thomerson was watching…

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An Interview with Cara Robinson – Nurse Practitioner

An Interview with Cara Robinson – Nurse Practitioner

An Interview with Cara Robinson – Nurse Practitioner                                    “I am All In” By Betty Boyd     Cara Robinson’s inspiration is her mother, who started out as an intensive care nurse. Her mother would bring her to the hospital with her, Cara got to know the staff and had first hand exposure to the…

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Healthwagon Christmas Party

Healthwagon Christmas Party

Original Article The Health Wagon, the region’s only safety net clinic/free clinic, recently celebrated its inaugural Patient Christmas Party on Nov. 13 at the Smiddy Clinic in Wise, Virginia. A total of 357 individuals were impacted by this event. The United Breast Cancer Foundation donated all of the hygiene items, clothing and adult coats for…

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AE RFP for new Clintwood Location

AE RFP for new Clintwood Location

Please see the following PDF for the details of the RFP for the new Clintwood location. This is an RFP for Architectural and Engineering services. All designs will be received no later than 2:00 p.m., November 29, 2018. RFP 01-2018_Health Wagon Clinic Any questions can be direct to: Health Wagon Attn: Rachel Helton 5626 Patriot…

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In Memoriam:   Stan Brock, Humanitarian

In Memoriam: Stan Brock, Humanitarian

In Memoriam: Stan Brock, Humanitarian By Betty Boyd                 Do you have a superhero that you will always remember? Our superhero is Stan Brock, a friend and one of the greatest humanitarians that the world has ever known. He left this world too soon at the age of…

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Founder of RAM clinics dies

Founder of RAM clinics dies

By Luanne Rife The Roanoke Times Stan Brock, the founder of Remote Area Medical that brings mobile medical clinics to isolated and underserved communities, died Wednesday in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was 82. Brock founded RAM 33 years ago with its clinics that have provided more than 740,000 people around the world with free dental, vision…

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Update: RAM founder Stan Brock dead at 82

Update: RAM founder Stan Brock dead at 82

By Stephen Igo timesnews.net WISE — Stan Brock, the adventurous son of Great Britain who made a splash as a television critter gitter and a much larger one on rural health care as founder of the Knoxville-based Remote Area Medical (RAM) Health Expedition, died Wednesday in Rockford, Tennessee. Brock forged his way into American myth…

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