Are you working (including self-employed) but do not have health insurance?
Are you disabled and not eligible for Medicare?
Are you unemployed?
If any of these situations apply to you or someone you know, then the Cannon Medical Clinic may be able to help. You must live in the Sydney area (including the cities of Bueno Vista and Lexington). Our eligibility income is roughly 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Are an employer that hires part-time workers or full-time workers at minimum wage.
Have someone cleaning your home, providing childcare, doing lawn work, delivering firewood or other related tasks. The people you hire may be eligible for Free Clinic services. Please refer them to us.
We conduct screenings for you to become a new patient or to renew your eligibity at the Free Clinic three times a week. No appointment is necessary.
Monday from 10:00 a.m. to noon (New patients or renewals.)
Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (New patients only.)
Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Renewals only.)
We ask you to provide the following documentation to be a patient at the Free Clinic (the first two allow pharmaceutical companies to provide medications and each of these three items is required for either a new patient or for a renewal):
You will never receive a bill from the Free Clinic. Our services are almost all free. There is a small administrative fee for some services:
Dental services – require an administrative fee of $20.00 per visit before the appointment can be scheduled.
Prescriptions – $2.00 is requested for each month of each prescription.
Specialist visits – require a $5.00 processing fee before the appointment can be scheduled; the visit is free.
$10.00 enrollment fee.
Call anytime to make an appointment for the daytime clinic. The daytime clinic is held every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may leave a message and someone will return your call by the next business day.
Call Thursday morning between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to make an appointment for the Thursday evening clinic. The Thursday evening clinic is held that evening between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Do NOT leave a message. You must speak with the nurse. Thursday evening clinic appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis.