Remote Area Medical is hosting a free RAM clinic in Knoxville to provide dental, vision and medical care to people who do not have access or cannot afford those health services.
The free RAM clinic will be held Feb. 4-5, 2017 at the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park located at 3301 East Magnolia Avenue in Knoxville.
The parking lot at Chilhowee Park will open at 9 p.m. on Friday night for patients to assemble and RAM clinic volunteers will begin dispersing numbered tickets at 3 a.m. on each Saturday and Sunday morning. Patients seeking care must be physically present in line to receive a number. The quantity of numbers handed out depends upon the number of volunteer staff available. Clinic doors open at 6 a.m. and staff will see patients on a first come, first served basis. No appointments can be made.
Knoxville RAM Clinic services are provided free of charge. Patients need no insurance. No identification is required.
- Eye Exams
- Glaucoma Testing
- Eye Glasses Made on Site (based on prescription)
- General Medical
- Women’s Health
- Physical Therapy
- HIV and Hep-C Testing
Patients should take their medications as normal and bring those medications with them to the clinic.
As the wait for clinic services may be long, dress appropriately for the weather. Bring water and perhaps a snack, along with a book or other entertainment to pass the time.
Anyone interested in volunteering for the RAM clinic should call 865-579-1530.