This clinic operates under a SLIDING SCALE model. This means that it MAY NOT be free depending on your income. You will be required to prove financial need in order to receive free services or services at a reduced cost. In order to get more information on this clinic, click on the icons below. You may be required to join for free in order to access full contact information.
Documents Required for Eligibility Determination
In order to receive certain services from the The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County you must be financially screened. Please bring the following items to with you:
Identification Card (picture ID preferred, other examples are voter registration card, birth certificate, infant hospital records, paycheck/stub, passport, etc.
Proof of residency (utility bill - electric or phone bill, bank statement, school record, recent driver's license, foster child placement letter/notice, housing rent/mortgage agreement, U.S. Military orders, paycheck/stub with name and address, shelter letter signed/dated by staff, property tax receipt, W-2 form for the previous year, unemployment documents in applicant's or client's name, voter registration card or letter from person applicant lives with and proof (such as utility bill, etc. with the name/address of the individual with whom the applicant or client is living)
Social Security card
Any insurance card(s)
Eight (8) weeks most current/consecutive pay stubs:
If recently terminated - final paycheck or statement on letterhead stating you are no longer employed at company.
If unemployed - copy of unemployment income statement, food stamp statement, SSI statement, retirement statements, etc.
No income - bring a notarized letter from whoever is paying room and board, or have responsible party come in with you and sign letter here.
Based upon available resources, the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County accepts new Primary Care patients regardless of income, insurance status, or Medicaid status. Fees are applied on a sliding scale based on the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
General Business Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm EXCEPT Every 2nd Weds 8:00am - 11:00am
SERVICES OFFERED AT THIS LOCATION
Clinical and Nutrition Services
Adult Health: Physical examination, health screening, laboratory services, some prescription medicines, x-ray referrals, well and sick care, medical follow-up, referral to specialists, immunizations, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. The Primary Care Program cannot pay for hospitalization or delivery of babies. Primary Care patients, not eligible for We Care, who receive treatment in the hospital or emergency room, will be responsible for the hospital bill.
Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the Florida Department of Health in Alachua - Southwest Clinic website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.
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For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get legal aid from some offices, they use a sliding fee scale. When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.
Contact your healthcare provider by phone before coming to a clinic or hospital if you meet the following criteria:
Symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
Contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 within 14 days of onset of systems
Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
Mild, dry cough
Mild body aches
Fever above 100.4 F
Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
Exhaustion, need to stay in bed
Constant trouble breathing
Persistent chest pain or pressure
Trouble staying awake
Blue lips or face
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