RAM seeking volunteers of all kinds for February clinic

Remote Area Medical, or RAM,  says it is desperately needing volunteer medical, dental, and vision professionals for a clinic that will be held February 11th through the 13th at Chilhowee Park’s Jacob Building, at 3301 E Magnolia Avenue in Knoxville (TN 37914). 

RAM is in need of doctors and surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and/or nurses, dentists and dental staff, dental surgeons, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other vision care professionals.

RAM is also searching for general support volunteers to help with setting up for the clinic and breaking it down afterward, as well as for interpreters.

In a press release, RAM says that if you or your organization would like to volunteer your time to help provide free healthcare services to the Knoxville community, please visit www.ramusa.org or call 865-579-1530.

All RAM services are free, and no ID is required. Free dental, vision, and medical services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Services available at the RAM free clinic will include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental x-rays, eye exams, glaucoma testing, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site, women’s health exams, flu shots, and general medical exams. Free take-home colon cancer screening test kits will also be available.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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