The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
To understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically uninsured or underserved population living and working inCape May County.
Volunteers in Medicine provides free medical, pediatric and eye care services to financially eliigible individuals and families who otherwise have no access to health care.
There is a small core staff. The clinic is primarily a volunteer organization relying on over 80 community healthcare and support volunteers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, ophthalmologists and nurses as well as administrative volunteers.
The clinic building includes 5 medical exam rooms, an ophthalmic room, pediactric room, medical records office, a pharmacy and an administrtive office. The building was renovated by volunteeers and businesses.
Volunteers in Medicine is a unique organization in Cape May County as all patients who meet income criterion are seen without charge by a qualified physician who is assisted by volunteer nurses who are committed to the work they do. It is a professional organization with a superb staff and dedicated volunteers. Physicians can donate as few as a half-day a month or as frequently as every day!