|The OU-HCOM mobile health clinic, founded in
has played an important role in providing quality
medical care and health care services to residents
of southeast Ohio.
Each year, two 40-foot mobile clinics from OU-HCOM's
Community Health Program travels throughout
southeast Ohio, providing more than 170 clinics are
churches, community centers and schools.
|The mobile health clinic is used for the
- Free medical clinics for southeast Ohio
residents who have inadequate or no health
- Free breast cancer screening clinics.
- Free childhood immunization clinics.
- Free adult screening clinics for blood
pressure, glucose and cholesterol checks.
- Sports physical clinics.
- School bus driver physicals at local public
Our mobile health clinics serve
the following counties: Athens, Gallia, Hocking,
Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry,
Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton, and Washington
The clinic's van is also used in collaboration with
the Chillicothe Veterans Administration for outreach
clinics to U.S. military veterans in southern Ohio.
The mobile health clinics are staffed by
volunteer physicans, a
certified nurse practitioner, a registered nurse,
and an assistant coordinator. The clinics are also
often accompanied by an AmeriCorps volunteer or an