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Southwest Community Health Center

Mission

To ensure quality health services for the underserved by serving as a safety-net clinic that provides basic care, including preventive care and chronic disease management.

Bottom Line for Portland

In 2016, SCHC provided 2,541 doctor visits to 1,284 low-income, uninsured individuals. Each visit included the following, as needed, all provided free of charge: labs, imaging tests, eye exams, glasses, medication, medical supplies, interpretation and referrals to specialty care.

“This clinic saved my life. When I came in for a routine appointment, the doctor noticed moles that turned out to be cancer…. Now I am cancer free. I got a second chance in life and it all started here.” —DB, patient

Business Partners

An anonymous donor will match the first $5,000 in G!G donations to SWCHC.

 

How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?

$10 covers the cost of medical supplies needed for an EKG test for a patient experiencing chest pain.

How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?

$50 covers the cost of interpretation for two doctor appointments, or approximately an hour and a half of interpretation for patients whose primary language is not English.

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