FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 2,000 healthcare professionals and volunteers will operate a no-cost medical and dental mobile hospital in Fort Worth, Texas on September 19-21, 2018. An estimated $25 million in free health-related services will be offered to noninsured and underinsured residents of greater Fort Worth at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.
The event is organized by Your Best Pathway to Health, a humanitarian service of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in cooperation with other sponsoring entities.
Free onsite services include minor surgical procedures under IV sedation such as small hernia repair, small mass excisions, cystoscopy, hysteroscopy, and many others. Major surgeries such as hysterectomies, gall bladder removal, larger hernia repairs and others will be performed at Texas Health Huguley Hospital. Cataract services are also planned. To schedule surgical procedures, patients are asked to call 1-423-641-6830 as soon as possible.
Other free on-site services include primary care visits, women's health services including pap smears and mammography, consultation by medical specialists including heart evaluation, as well as gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, rheumatology, infectious disease, general and orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, podiatry services, immunizations, root canals, crowns, fillings, extractions, dental cleaning, pharmacy, eyeglass fittings and examinations, STD screenings, medical massage, physical therapy, x-rays, laboratory services, attorney services, financial counseling, chaplaincy services and a free meal.
In an effort to serve as many Fort Worth residents as possible, media outlets are encouraged to alert residents that services will be offered on a first come, first served basis. No insurance and no identification are required. The free clinic runs from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on September 19-20, and from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00pm on September 21.
No appointment is necessary, other than for major surgical procedures, which require pre-surgery visits. To schedule surgical procedures, patients are asked to call 1-423-641-6830 as soon as possible.
For general information, Fort Worth area residents can call 1-682-250-0058 or visit YourBestPathwayToHealth.org.
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