Free Healthcare Services in Santa Rosa CA

October 16 – 2:00 p.m. – East Rec

In October, the Jewish Interest Group will feature the Jewish Community Free Clinic, JCFC, in Santa Rosa. Donna Waldman, the JCFC’s Executive Director will speak about the services the JCFC provides. JCFC is open to anyone who is currently uninsured for primary care medicine, employment evaluations, women’s health care, medications and laboratory services. All these services are available completely free of charge.

Any Oakmont resident is invited to attend.

A $1 per person donation to cover incidental costs

For those who would like to help set up, please arrive at approximately 1:30.

In particular, Donna will be addressing:

1. Brief history of the role American Jews have played providing affordable healthcare to low-income people
2. Definition of free clinics versus federally qualified health clinics and role of each in healthcare to underserved populations
3. Sonoma County’s history of caring for low-income families over the past 25 years
4. Jewish Community Free Clinic’s care of low-income workers, especially farmworkers and domestic workers and people of color.
5. How people from Oakmont have supported our project
6. How support from the Jewish community for our project has been critical to our success.
7. Brief explanation of what is done at the JCFC: primary care, acupuncture, work and school physicals, vaccinations, monkey pox vaccinations, women’s health, mental health and social services.
8. Some stories of the people who have been helped along the way.
9. Questions and answers regarding covid-19 and what to expect in the coming months.
10.The many ways to support the JCFC: Opportunities for special projects, on-site front desk help, help with fundraisers, working on our Legacy Giving initiative that we are rolling out this year.

If you are interested in being added to the email list for this group, please email:
howard@sidorsky.com

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