Tuesday 16th January 2018,

Community Issues

Ξ Comments are off

CBS Philly: Church in Philadephia Chinatown Turned into Health Clinic for Uninsured

posted by Randall

HealthHoly Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church in Philadelphia was packed with uninsured patients seeking health care last night, reports  CBS Philly

Doctors and nurses from Drexel and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital joined forces to provide free medical services including flu shots and other services.  The clinic takes places every Wednesday night at 5:30 for the under served.

“The clinic’s mission is to try to help as many people as we can,” says Dr. Wayne Bond Lau. “We see anywhere from 35 to 45 people in the span of about four hours. We take a lot of walk-in patients and they can everything from heart attacks to strokes.”

The clinic was started 12 years ago to serve those facing language and cultural barriers which makes accessing health services difficult.

Popular Posts


Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,579 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter