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Jim Ellefson Free Medical Clinic

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Address: 1607 E 33rd St
Des Moines, IA - 50317
Phone:  515-266-7622

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About Jim Ellefson Free Medical Clinic

Tuesdays from 1:30-4:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 5:30-8:00 p.m. 

Because they are staffed by volunteers, they reserve the right to close the Clinic early if there are no patients. 

This allows the volunteers to return to their personal lives for the night. 

Please feel free to call to make sure they are open.

Serve patients from all walks of life with no income limitation.  The clinic currently offers acute care services only, such as urinary tract infection, flu, colds, sore throat, and ear infection.  This involves short-term treatment for an injury or episode of illness. 

They cannot treat chronic conditions which require long-term care.


  •     Office visits

  •     Minor procedures

  •     Removal or freezing of skin lesions

  •     Ingrown toenails

  •     Suturing lacerations

  •     Exploring for foreign bodies

  •     Removal of sebaceous cysts

There is no charge to the patient for lab tests.
-    Patients are referred to Volunteer Physician Network for additional treatment
-    Patients are referred to Primary Care for more chronic conditions
Medications - The Clinic provides a limited amount of medications to the patients, such as antibiotics, allergy and respiratory medicines.

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