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Arlington Free Clinic

Grant will bolster Free Clinic’s dental services

The Arlington Free Clinic has received a $75,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation to promote the integration of dental care into the clinic’s broader services to Arlington’s low-income, uninsured adults. The effort will allow the clinic to...

Free Clinic augments its oral-health offerings

The Arlington Free Clinic has used grant funding from the Virginia Health Care Foundation to hire a new dental hygienist to provide on-site dental cleanings, which had been halted during much of the early pandemic. Recognizing that poor oral health...

Free Clinic receives modernized health-record capabilities

Virginia Hospital Center has announced an initiative to provide the Arlington Free Clinic with free access to the Epic electronic-health-record system. Epic serves as a digital database for patient charts, giving real-time information on medical history, diagnoses, allergies, medications and...

Free Clinic marks transfer of breast-health fund

The Arlington Free Clinic (AFC) on July 7 held a plaque unveiling to celebrate the life of Sharon McGowan, an Arlington mother of seven who died at age 45 after battling breast cancer, and to mark the transfer of...

Arlington Free Clinic director lauded

Joan Ritter, M.D., FACP, of Arlington, the volunteer medical director of the Arlington Free Clinic, has been honored with the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation’s 2020 “Salute to Service Award” for her efforts on behalf of the uninsured and...
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