Free Clinic of Southwest Washington News
Would you like help finding a health care plan?
Do you want to know about your health insurance options? The Free Clinic now has trained staff and volunteers who can help you find and enroll in a suitable health care plan. Please call 360.313.1390, or contact us via email to set up an appointment.
Join the Friends of the Free Clinic at the Vancouver Heathman Hotel on Saturday, December 7, for the gala event that marks the beginning of the Holiday Season!
The Free Clinic welcomes three new Board members
The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington recently welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors: LeAnn Bremer, William Lockwood, and Sister Beth Taylor.
LeAnn Bremer is an attorney and partner at Miller Nash in Vancouver, Washington. She specializes in land use law, real estate, and government affairs.
William Lockwood is Branch Manager/Senior Vice President of Investments for Wells Fargo Advisors in Vancouver, Washington. He has worked in the field of investment for over 31 years, managing the wealth of individuals and families, small business owners.
Sister Beth Taylor entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace (CSJP) in 1962. She is currently a member of the organization development team at the PeaceHealth Shared Service Center.
Welcome, Praneeti Parjan, our new Clinic Director
Praneeti Parjan is the new Clinic Director at the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington. She will direct the medical operations of the Free Clinic. Previously, Parjan was a Clinic Manager for the Essential Health Clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon, where she managed service delivery to the uninsured population in that geographic area. She received her MD from Tver State Medical Academy in Russia, and did her residency in New Delhi, India. She is pursuing a Masters degree in Healthcare Management at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
We wish our former Clinic Director, Patrick Callahan, all the best. After five years at the Free Clinic, he has left to attend the University of Washington, where he has been accepted to medical school.
Back to School Immunizations: August 28 & September 25
Arrive at 5 p.m. to sign in.
Affordable Health Care: What it means to you
Beginning in 2014, uninsured people could be eligible for coverage under the new health care law. Click here for a brief overview.
The Free Clinic and its volunteers featured as Everyday Heroes on KATU
Immunization Clinics: every first, second, and third Wednesday
The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington immunization clinics are offered the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm, with sign-in beginning at 5:00 pm. These clinics are walk-in, first-come, first-serve.
Please bring all of your child's immunization records with you when your child needs additional vaccinations. During the weeks leading up to and the first few weeks of the new school year these clinics fill up very quickly.
If you have any question regarding the Free Clinic's immunization clinics, please call (360) 313-1390.
Honors & Awards
Excellence in Governance Award
Non Profit Network of Southwest Washington
The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington earned this award through its demonstrated excellent practices in planning, financial and programmatic oversight, resource development, visibility, board development and responsiveness to change.
2011-2012 Charity Seal Member
Better Business Bureau
To be recognized by the Better Business Bureau, the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington met 20 Standards of Accountability through the BBB charity review. This seal informs donors of a charity's ethical practices and encourages greater confidence in giving.
Award for Distinction for Community Partnership
Washington State University
The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington was recognized for its support and benefit to the local community through its commitment to successful community partnerships, prosperity, vitality and overall well-being.
Free Clinic of Southwest Washington services are provided by volunteers – learn more
Volunteer Information Center online scheduling & more, for registered volunteers
Free Clinic of Southwest Washington is a 501(c)3 nonprofit | Tax ID# 91-1707542
4100 Plomondon Street, Vancouver, WA 98661 |at
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