The Year End Appeal for the Portland Community Free Clinic is underway! This is our most ambitious annual fundraiser for the Friends of the PCFC and this year is no exception. We have a goal to raise $65,000 by December 31, 2019--this is about 50% of the annual budget for the PCFC. Money raised from... Continue Reading →
We have flu vaccine at no charge at the PCFC for our patients! Call 874-8982 for an appointment! It's that time of year--flu season is upon us. The CDC reports that's 2.9% of outpatient visits involved flu-like illnesses during the week ending Nov 23, 2019 up from 2.5% the previous week and exceeding the 2.4%... Continue Reading →
The 5th Annual Golf Tournament to support the Portland Community Free Clinic was a big success! With more than a dozen sponsors, and 24 golf teams, we raised over $30,000 to support the PCFC. Everyone loved the beautiful course at Purpoodock Golf Club in Cape Elizabeth and lots of folks said they would like to... Continue Reading →
At the PCFC, 103 India Street, we have CLYNK bags and tags. Here's a quick, easy, and painless way to support the PCFC--recycle your bottles through CLYNK. Stop by the PCFC anytime during business hours and pick up a few bags and tags. Thanks in advance for your support!
Dr. Mark Earnshaw has been volunteering for the Portland Community Free Clinic for 25 years, since the very beginning of its existence. Beginning in May, 2018, he will be taking a leave of absence from the PCFC and Maine Medical Center where he has worked in Emergency Medicine for 29 years. Along with his wife,... Continue Reading →
Nurse Practitioner Peggy Akers has been a Portland Community Free Clinic volunteer for many years. We're very proud of her and know how much she gives to our patients and community. Therefore, all of us are tremendously pleased that her service over the course of her 50+ year career is being recognized with the American Association... Continue Reading →
Symptoms Emergency Medical Attention Who is at Risk? Treatment Complications Duration Get your Flu shot at the Portland Community Free Clinic! Flu season is once again upon us. Although there are a number of different types of flu, they all have similar symptoms, but in comparison with a common cold, flu symptoms tend to be... Continue Reading →