A cancer diagnosis isn’t just life-threatening. It’s life-changing. And it’s largely up to the person being diagnosed just what kind of changes those will be. For Joan Ball of White Stone, who was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in late 2016, her journey “changed me in many ways. I’m more compassionate, humble, understanding. Now…

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The Northern Neck –Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Saturday, October 6. The Clinic was transformed for the occasion, with a tent placed and beautifully decorated in front of the building for the hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and remarks. Donors, volunteers and supporters moved in and out of the facility for guided…

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About 150 guests enjoyed food and camaraderie on Wednesday, July 18, as Indian Creek Yacht and County Club hosted the second Chefs’ Table event to benefit the Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic. Six restaurants participated in the fund-raiser for the Clinic, preparing specialties to serve buffet-style to the guests. Brief remarks were given…

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The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC), with funding from the Northern Neck Rotary Club, initiated a “Healthy Teeth-Happy Smiles” pilot program during the 2017-18 school year. Partners in the program, in addition to Northern Neck Rotary were the VCU School of Dentistry, Lancaster County Public Schools, Chesapeake Academy, and the Virginia Department…

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The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) was home to 20 students from two colleges during back-to-back weeks in March. For the sixth year in a row, students from the College of William & Mary spent their March 5-9 spring break at the NNMFHC through the school’s “Branch Out” program, which focuses on community service. Ten…

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Free health clinic surpasses milestone of delivering $100 million in health care The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) has delivered more than $100 million worth of health care. Year-end statistics confirmed that the Clinic reached and passed the milestone in December. Since the Clinic’s founding in October of 1993 through 2017, the…

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Keeping teeth intact John Everton’s teeth were so decayed he could barely chew. So, he lived mostly on yogurt and cottage cheese – until his daughter told him about the Dental Clinic at the Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic. “I neglected my mouth for years,” said Everton, 71, who lives on his sailboat…

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Joan Ball says the Northern Neck-Middlesex Free Health Clinic saved her life. When Joan was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer last year, she had no insurance and no money.  “I was so worried.  What would happen to me?” she said as tears welled up in her eyes.  “Cancer is a frightening thing.” So, she…

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Richmond, VA, December 7, 2017– On November 12, 2017, during the 2017 Annual Conference, the Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics was proud to recognize Jean Nelson, the founding Executive Director of the Northern Neck-Middlesex Free Health Clinic, for her 25 years of service and her tireless efforts to increase access to health care…

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The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) was recently recognized for its role in dispensing approximately $9,505,049 in free prescription medication for low-income, uninsured patients through participation with the statewide nonprofit Rx Partnership (RxP). For more than twelve years, RxP, a nonprofit public/private partnership, has led the effort to increase access to free…

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