Keeping teeth intact

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…

Read More

Saving a life

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…

Read More

State association honors director for 25 years of service

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…

Read More

RxPartnership recognizes Clinic pharmacy

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…

Read More

‘Silver and Ivory’ concert benefits Clinic

Neil Smart on piano and Laura Rowe on flute, performing as “Silver and Ivory,” gave a concert on Sunday, November 19, at Good Luck Cellars near Kilmarnock to benefit the Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic and the Northern Neck Boys and Girls Club. Patrons enjoyed free admission and a program of mucic by…

Read More

Virginia Health Care Foundation awards $10,000 prize to Clinic

The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF), in celebrating its 25th year, sponsored a “Prizes for Progress” contest for grant recipients to explain how foundation funds have made a difference in their services. Out of more than 35 entries, the NNMFHC tied for second and won a $10,000 prize. The VHCF wrote:  Half a million prescriptions…

Read More

2017 Best of Virginia award

Thanks to all our friends and supporters who voted for us in Virginia Living’s Best of Virginia 2017 awards. The Clinic won second place as the Best Charity in Eastern Virginia. First place went to Daniel’s Grace of Virginia Beach.

Read More

Chefs’ Table Reception at Indian Creek raises $12,000 for Free Health Clinic

The Clinic held its first special fund-raising event March 22, 2017, thanks to the thoughtfulness and work of Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club members and the sponsorship of Chesapeake Bank. Frank Maguire and Jerry Hughes of Indian Creek conceived the Chefs’ Table Reception to benefit the Clinic. Donors during the special campaign were invited…

Read More

Free Health Clinic awarded CVS grant to expand pharmacy

The CVS Health Foundation in April announced more than $1 million in grants to 33 Free and Charitable Clinics as part of a multi-year grant program with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) in Kilmarnock is one of the award recipients. Its $35,000…

Read More