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Medical Resources

  • Federally funded health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income. Health centers are located in most cities and many rural areas and can provide:
    • Checkups when you are well
    • Treatment when you are sick
    • Complete care when you are pregnant
    • Immunizations and checkups for your children
    • Dental care and prescription drugs for your family
    • Mental health and substance abuse care if you need it
  • The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund is a Christian-based, non-profit organization that aids professional truck drivers whose medical problems have led to financial hardship.
  • MedicareAdvantage.com provides a list of state prescription assistance programs. The site also provides information for senior-specific programs.
  • NeedyMeds is a non-profit organization that works with people who need help with the cost of medicine. NeedyMeds aids with the cost of prescriptions, co-pays and premiums, and disease-related expenses. The website also includes information on the following:
    • Prescription Assistance Programs: Programs which provide medicine at no cost or at a discount to people who qualify
    • Free/low-Cost Clinics: Database of clinics that that offer healthcare at no cost, for a small fee, or on a sliding scale.
    • Disease-Based Assistance: Programs that help with the costs of specific diseases and conditions, including some insurance co-pays and premiums.
    • State-Sponsored Programs: Programs offering various types of assistance with healthcare cost for residents of specific states.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance connects qualifying patients with the assistance program that is right for them.
  • RxAssist provides information about free and low-cost medicine programs and other ways to manage your medication costs.
  • RxOutreach is a non-profit that provides affordable medications to individuals in need.
  • Learn more about drug and alcohol addiction from addictions.com.
  • Your eye health is important. Learn more about eye conditions, ways to keep your eyes healthy, and more from the National Eye Institute.
  • Get your hearing tested today! Learn more about hearing screening and testing from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Learn about colorectal cancer screenings from American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • MEDLINEPLUS is the National Institutes of Health’s website for patients and their families. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.