THE MEDICAL CLINIC
The Knox County Health Clinic is open every Wednesday evening from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Patients must have made an appointment in advance.
- What do we provide in the clinic?
- General medical care-- everything from pre-employment physicals to chronic care for diseases like diabetes and hypertension.
- Assistance with obtaining medications.
- Evaluation by a social worker and referrals to other social agencies.
- Referrals to medical specialists for labs, x-rays, and other tests.
- A Dental Program.
- A Mental Health and Wellness Program
- Who qualifies to be seen in the medical clinic?
- An income at or below 200% poverty level (see chart)
- No primary care physician, and
- No insurance, or inadequate insurance.
How much does it cost?
- FREE for those at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
- $5 or $10 (on a sliding scale) for those between 100% and 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. (see chart)
Who staffs the clinic?
- Volunteer doctors, PA's, nurses, social workers, receptionists, and helpers.
- A volunteer Medical Director, Dr. Paul Klainer.
- an Executive Director and a Staff Nurse, who are employed part time.
Where is the clinic?
- The clinic operates on the 1st floor of the Bok Medical Building (the old "Knox Hospital"), behind the Rockland Public Library. The office is on the 2nd floor.
More "Frequently Asked Questions" about the Medical Clinic here
The KNOX COUNTY HEALTH CLINIC