Month: November 2016

One Minute Fit: Dancing With The Stairs!

Nov 30, 2016 Comments Off on One Minute Fit: Dancing With The Stairs!
June 22 @ 6:31 am

One Minute Fit is our new health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, shares how you can turn any trip up and down the stairs into a heart-rate elevator. Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic provides medical care…

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Holiday Depression: 5 Tips to Cope

Nov 27, 2016 Comments Off on Holiday Depression: 5 Tips to Cope
June 22 @ 6:31 am

Does the holiday season fill you with cheer and excitement for the upcoming year? Odds are, no – not at all. According to the American Psychological Association, half of all people experience sadness or irritability during the holidays, while up to two-thirds of us acknowledge feeling stress and fatigue. There…

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BIFMC Patient Survey

Nov 27, 2016 Comments Off on BIFMC Patient Survey
June 22 @ 6:31 am

In order to better serve our patients and accommodate for possible schedule conflicts in the future, we would like to learn more about what days and times are most convenient for scheduling appointments. If you are a current patient, please take a few moments to answer nine questions regarding your experiences with…

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One Minute Fit: Pumpkin Pie First!

Nov 19, 2016 Comments Off on One Minute Fit: Pumpkin Pie First!
June 22 @ 6:31 am

One Minute Fit is our new health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, walks us through our best bet for a Thanksgiving dessert this season. Looking for a healthy, low sugar or vegan Pumpkin Pie recipe? Browse through…

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BIFMC Joins #GivingTuesday Movement

Nov 17, 2016 Comments Off on BIFMC Joins #GivingTuesday Movement
June 22 @ 6:31 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will be a participating non-profit organization on #GivingTuesday, a viral fundraising campaign that occurs annually each Tuesday following Thanksgiving Day. This year, #GivingTuesday will take place on November 29, 2016. Supporters of BIFMC are encouraged to make an on-line donation to the Clinic to keep the uninsured community of…

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Dr. Laurie Kearse Featured in Volunteer Spotlight

Nov 14, 2016 Comments Off on Dr. Laurie Kearse Featured in Volunteer Spotlight
June 22 @ 6:31 am

Each month, BIFMC shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional clinic volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry community are cared for and…

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Why Doesn’t Every American Have Health Insurance Now?

Nov 4, 2016 Comments Off on Why Doesn’t Every American Have Health Insurance Now?
June 22 @ 6:31 am

Who exactly are the Americans without health insurance today? Wasn’t the point of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to cover everyone? While the Affordable Care Act has extended coverage to 17 million more Americans, it is estimated that more than 23 million are still without health insurance. Why? The Affordable…

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The Point Featured In ‘Donor Spotlight’

Nov 2, 2016 Comments Off on The Point Featured In ‘Donor Spotlight’
June 22 @ 6:31 am

Our clinic is able to operate and serve hundreds of uninsured patients who live or work across the Barrier Islands – thanks to the good will and contribution of our donors. Each month, BIFMC will pay tribute to one of our many generous supporters who seek to improve the overall…

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