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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Free medical clinic coming

Posted By on Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 2:03 PM

An announcement from Lt. Gov. Bill Halter indicates a full roster of health care and government officials are on board for the free health clinic to be held in Little Rock Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Statehouse Convention Center.

Patients can make an appointment for a free clinic visit by calling, toll-free, 1-877-236-7617.



WHEN:  11 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2009          
WHERE:  Harmony Health Clinic, 201 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
WHAT:   Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter and representatives of the Arkansas health-care provider community will discuss the medical staffing and patient services that will be available at the Little Rock C.A.R.E. Clinic scheduled for Saturday, November 21, at the Statehouse Convention Center.  The National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC) will operate the free clinic assisted by an all-volunteer team of Arkansas medical professionals and support staff.  Patients can reserve their appointment by calling, toll-free, 1-877-236-7617.
WHO: Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter
            Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola
Eddie Pannell, Executive Director, Harmony Health Clinic
            Bo Ryall, Executive Vice President, Arkansas Hospital Association
Jody Bryant, RN, Arkansas Nurses Association
            Joy Jennings, RN, Arkansas Nurses Association
Scott Allen, Director of Community Outreach, Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Vickie Wingfield, Community Relations Director, Arkansas Heart Hospital
Mike Perkins, Vice President, Baptist Health
Peter Noonan, Vice President/Mission Integration, St. Vincent Health System
            George Hull, Director of Pastoral Care/Clinical Pastoral Education, UAMS
            Karen DiPippa, Westside Free Medical Clinic, Catholic Charities of Arkansas
Brigette Williams, Community Affairs Director, American Red Cross Greater Arkansas
            Candy Carey, Regional Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross Greater Arkansas
            Pat Keller, Executive Director, Arkansas Health Care Access Association
            Reverend Stephen Copley, Chairman, Arkansas Interfaith Alliance
Jeff Spry, Executive Director, City Connections
            Michael Drake, Sustainability Director, City of North Little Rock 

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