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Free Medical Clinic Of America
Address: 6209 Chapman Hwy
Knoxville, TN - 37920
Phone:  (865) 577-3733



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About Free Medical Clinic Of America



Monday-Friday 9am-12pm and 2pm-5pm.


Free Medical Clinic Of America make available free primary care medical services that maximizes preventative and restorative treatment for working, uninsured individuals, spouses and some dependent children by operating a local free medical clinic.

Services:
- Patients with Diabetes, Hypertension (high blood pressure), Cholesterol, and Thyroid disorders need chronic disease management, including regular monitoring, prescription adjustment, and education.
- Treat seasonal acute episodic conditions such as upper respiratory infections in winter and allergy/sinus complaints in spring and summer.
- Provide some referral services to specialty care providers.
- Provide some pregnancy testing, some PAP smears.
- Provide prescriptions for x-rays, mammograms, and other diagnostic testing.
- Help patients apply for insulin prescription assistance from pharmaceutical companies.
- Encourage weight loss and smoking cessation.
- Diagnose and treat urinary tract infections.
- Prescribe medications for infected teeth due to abscess and, in some cases, pull a very very very loose tooth that is totally intact and just needs a yank to remove.

Patient Eligibility Requirements:

     - Current employment (there is no minimum or maximum income level for eligibility)
     - No medical insurance
     - American citizen or have a green card.
     - Photo Identification (i.e. Driver's License, Passport or State Identification Card)

These four requirements may not be waived. If an individual is employed, their spouse and children over 16 are also eligible. Children are eligible until they are 19 years old, or until 24 years old if they are full-time students. Student status must be verified. The clinic does not see individuals on any type of disability/SSI or any type of assistance.

Clinic Services:
      This clinic does not treat any emergencies. If you have an emergency, you must seek treatment in an Emergency Room or call 911.
      This clinic does not treat walk-in patients. An appointment is necessary. This clinic does not have a pediatric doctor and generally does not treat children under sixteen years of age.
      Generally, the clinic does not dispense any medicines. Filling prescriptions is a patient responsibility.
      Generally, this clinic does not prescribe any narcotics (painkillers, etc.).
      The clinic has no mental or behavioral health services.
      At this time, the clinic does not provide routine physicals (such as CDL, DOT, school, etc.), and immunizations (such as flu shots).

Patient Reminders:
Bring Photo ID and Verification of Employment to your appointment.
A pay stub is the preferred Verification of Employment.
Other proof (such as a copy of a pay check or a letter from the employer ) is acceptable.
If you are unemployed and your spouse or parent is working, the spouse's or parent's employment must be verified.
Individuals who are self-employed must verify employment by showing proof of current income. This may be done by copies of checks paid to the business, copies of receipts given by the business, and similar items.
You must show you have current self-employment income.
A driver's license is the preferred Photo ID.
Please bring a list of all current medications.
Mission Statement: To make available free primary care medical services that maximizes preventative and restorative treatment for working, uninsured individuals, spouses and some dependent children by operating a local free medical clinic.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Patients
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



Mild Covid Symptoms
Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
Nasal congestion
Runny nose
Mild, dry cough
Mild body aches


Moderate Covid Symptoms
Fever above 100.4 F
Persistent cough
Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
Exhaustion, need to stay in bed

Severe Covid Symptoms
Constant trouble breathing
Persistent chest pain or pressure
Confusion
Trouble staying awake
Blue lips or face

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  • What is your current illness that you are seeking help for?

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      Posted Friday, January 10, 2020

      IUD pain, high cholesterol, severe depression

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      Posted Tuesday, March 6, 2018

      sciatica

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      Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018

      Staph infection

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      bad cough, high blood pressure and anxiety

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      Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019

      Severe stomach pains

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      Posted Monday, April 20, 2020

      Thyroid

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      Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2020

      Thyroid

  • If you have used a free clinic or sliding fee scale clinic how did you qualify?

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      Posted Friday, January 10, 2020

      no insurance, low income

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      Posted Monday, September 24, 2018

      Oak ridge free clinic physical health only no dental

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      Posted Friday, June 28, 2019

      With no income,

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      Posted Monday, September 24, 2018

      Currently unemployed and don't have the money for tooth extractions. Have three teeth that are infected and pieces keep breaking off. Desprately need them pulled. Constant pain

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      Posted Monday, April 20, 2020

      Florida drivers license

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