Heal Elgin free clinic returns for fourth year Oct. 8-9
The Heal Elgin 2 Day Free Clinic is returning for the fourth year, offering dental, vision, and medical services to patients on a first-come, first-served basis this weekend.
The clinic parking lot will open at 4 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Judson's Linder Fitness Center, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. Ticket distribution will begin at 5 a.m., and patients will be seen in order of their ticket number when clinic doors open at 10 a.m. This process will repeat on Sunday, Oct. 9, with doors opening at 8 a.m.
Enter campus by taking River Road, passing the flag entrance and using the roadway leading past to the Riverside Treatment Plant to the Lindner Fitness Center parking lot.
Everyone who would like services, especially dental services, should arrive as early as possible. They will stop seeing patients when the clinic reaches capacity for that day.
All services are free and no ID is required.
Services available at the Heal Elgin/AMEN Clinic may include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental X-rays, eye exams, glaucoma testing, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site, women's health exams, and general medical exams (blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, stroke, colon rectal cancer), lifestyle counseling, foot care, massage, and other services.
Due to time constraints, patients should be prepared to choose between dental and vision services. Medical services are offered to every patient attending the clinic.
In response to COVID-19, they will continue disinfecting and safety processes. All patients will be required to wear a face covering on entering the clinic.
For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, visit www.HealElgin.org or call (630) 318-6225.