A free medical clinic could be on its way to Jasper County.
The Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine, which offers medical services free of charge to individuals who qualify based on income, currently serves Jasper residents but according to Executive Director for the BJVIM clinic Pam Toney, the organization hopes to expand in the next few years to reach an even bigger client base.
“We have 450 patients from Jasper that come to us, but one of the big issues is transportation,” Toney said. “So they’re just not able to get to us to make appointments. We realized the need to have a physical presence in Jasper County and we’re working on that.”
Thanks to a Bluffton dental office for sharing the story of its involvement with Bluffton-Jasper Volunteers In Medicine.
‘Dentist Gives Back After Scare’
Special to Lowcountry Life
This year did not start off very well for Dr. Michael Langehans. The local dentist thought he was beginning the year with a simple case of the flu, however what transpired for the next 34 days changed Langehans’ life and dental practice forever.