Overview of Clinic Services
WV Health Right cares for adult patients, ages 18-64, who have no health insurance and cannot afford to pay for health care. The clinic has a long-standing commitment to serve the working poor of our communities. We use the skills of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other medical professionals who volunteer their time and talents. Patients must qualify for services and are seen free of charge.
WV Health Right offers comprehensive primary and specialty care to its 22,000+ uninsured impoverished patients. Patients with diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular, and other chronic diseases have regularly scheduled access to medical supervision and medications while patients with acute illness receive care on a non-emergency basis both on-site and at volunteer specialists offices.
Women’s health issues are paramount at WV Health Right. Mammograms and pap smears are mandatory procedures that must be performed on an annual basis for all female patients 40 years of age and over.
WV Health Right operates the largest and only full time free adult dental clinic in the state and also offers ophthalmology services to test for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and eye disease.
The clinic provides a range of health education programs aimed at improving the health status of patients. Health education is a key component of WV Health Right’s system of care. Classes are conducted covering cardiovascular disease, diabetes management, tobacco cessation, and weight loss as well as Hepatitis C.
WV Health Right provides access to pharmaceuticals through its in-house pharmacy. Over 500 prescriptions are filled per day at the pharmacy.