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American Cancer Society
2409 Hyde Park Rd., Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-635-4821  800-635-9194  Fax: 573-635-7821 National: 800-ACS-2345
Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm (M-F)

Services: Provides high quality, timely, understandable information to newly diagnosed patients and caregivers; supports and advocates for cancer research; improves the quality of life of cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors through service referral, community mobilization, collaboration, advocacy, and direct services such as nutritional supplements, wigs, and support groups.
Eligibility: Anyone with cancer or their family members
Fees: Free



BTC Healthcare
17110 Hwy 87, Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-3145
M - Th 9 - 5, Friday 9 - noon
http://www.btchealthcare.com

Our mission is to give patients and the physician a positive alternative to modern health care. This mission will focus on healing and wellness while providing these services to the patient in an efficient, holistic, thorough, and caring manner. Additionally this care will be provided in an affordable manner which will allow the service to be rendered without third party hindrance.
Must bill your own insurance. 



Boone Medical Group
606 E. Spring St., Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-3955  Fax:  660-882-3972
https://www.boone.org/Boonville

We offer primary care services for children and adults, including: Routine physicals, Sports physicals . Cardiovascular screening visit
Immunizations, Flu shots, Women’s health , Diabetes management , Chronic disease management , Diagnosis and treatment for strep and mono.



Central Missouri Healthcare
1417 Bingham Rd., Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-8018  Fax:  660-882-3188
M,W,F - 7 am to 5 pm, T & Th 8 am to 6 pm, Saturday 8 am to noon
https://npidb.org/organizations/physician_assistants/family_363lf0000x/1164790465.aspx

Family Medicine. Accepts Private Insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid. 



Central Missouri Kidney Association
P.O Box 1915 Columbia, MO 65205
Phone: (573)445-1927  Fax: (573)449-7653
Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday
campbellj@health.missouri.edu

Services: Financial assistance to kidney failure patients for medical needs; also items such as medication boxes, medic-alert jewelry, medications, blood pressure kits, glucose meters, etc.
Eligibility: Resident of MO must have end-stage renal disease, some pre-dialysis clientsIntake Procedures: Referral from social workers or physicians
Geographic Area Served: Missouri areas outside St. Louis and Kansas City
Fees: Free of charge







Cooper County Memorial Hospital
17651 Hwy B, Boonville, MO 
660-882-7461
www.coopercountymemorialhospital.org/

Cooper County Memorial Hospital has an emergency room, extended care, trauma, blood lab testing, dermatology & gastroenterology. 


Cooper County Public Health Department
17040 Klinton Dr., Boonville, MO 65233
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-12:00, 1:00-5:00
660-882-2626
www.coopercountypublichealth.com/

Services: Adult & Childhood Immunizations by Appointment Tuesdays, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugars/Hemaglobin, Medication Administration/Pickup, TB Testing (Tuesdays by appointment only), STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) Testing & Treatment by Appointment, Educational Resource and Referral, Water Testing Kits, Death and Birth Certificates (No Appointment Necessary), Communicable Disease Investigation , Nutritionist available on limited basis, Flu Clinics, Emergency Preparedness Information and Training, Pregnancy Testing by Appointment, Temp Medicaid, Animal Bite Investigations, Lab One Collection Site, Women, Infants, and Children's Program (WIC): By Appointment -- Serves pregnant and breastfeeding
mothers, infants, and children up to five years who are nutritionally at risk. Nutrition education is given. The client receives vouchers, supplemental food packages. Immunizations are given at the
clinic.
Eligibility: Cooper County resident
Fee: Some fee for certain services.



Cooper County Rural Health Clinic
17601 B Hwy, Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-2121
M - Th 8 am to 6 pm, Friday 8 am to 5 pm, Saturday 8 am to noon
http://www.coopercountymemorialhospital.org/

Using a patient-centered approach to diagnose and treat a wide variety of health conditions.  Accepts most private insurances, Medicare, Medicaid



DeafLEAD (formerly The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2505 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005 Videophone: (573) 303-5604
Missouri Crisis/Text Line: (573)445-5035 or 888-761-4357 or text HAND to 839863
Deaf Crisis Line: 321-800-3323 or text HAND to 839863
FAX: 573-445-5088

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, Crisis Line 24 hours
Services: Provide education, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and other direct services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, and late-deafened individuals and families; Missouri Crisis Hotline/Text Line; Deaf Crisis Videophone Hotline, sign language classes for all ages; deaf culture training to agencies; Teen Institute (camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth) teaches alcohol and drug abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness, and other issues facing youth; free counseling for hearing and deaf individuals and their families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest and child abuse, free 24-hour crisis interpreting for Deaf victims of crime.
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed



Family Health Center
1001 West Worley, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)214-2314    Fax: (573)814-2835

Services: Primary healthcare for infants, children, adults, and seniors: health maintenance and
preventive care, chronic disease management, family planning, mental health services,
medication assistance, healthcare and social service referrals, dental care, language translation
Fee: Sliding scale based on documented household income, Medicaid, MC+, Medicare, some
commercial insurance,, MO Dept. of Health Show Me Healthy Missourians grant
Eligibility: Anyone experiencing difficulties accessing healthcare, including low-income
families, the uninsured, under-insured, and undocumented.



Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital 
800 Hospital Dr., Columbia, MO 65201
573-814-6000  

Truman VA in Columbia, Missouri, serves 43 counties in Missouri as well as Pike County, Illinois, and is one of seven medical center facilities in the VA Heartland Network, a Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN). Truman VA provides a full continuum of care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is committed to excellent patient care, education and research. The facility offers comprehensive care including primary care, medical and surgical specialties, behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy and pharmacy services. 



Hearing Aid Distribution Program - State of Missouri
573-526-5205 or toll free 855-783-3177

The Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) has a new Hearing Aid Distribution Program for low-income Missourians. Interested applicants may direct questions to Kristin Funk, Hearing Healthcare Program Manager, at Kristin.funk@mcdhh.mo.gov or (573) 526-5205 / Toll Free 855-783-3177.



Hearing Aid Helpline (International)
800-521-5247



Mid-Missouri Crisis Line 888-761-4357
The Missouri Crisis Line is a safe, confidential place to share. Let us help you. 
888-761-4357​ or text HAND to 839863






Missouri Care - A Wellcare Company  
4205 Philips Farm Rd, Ste 100, Columbia, MO 65201  
573-441-2100 or 1-800-322-6027 FAX 573-441-2199   TDD 1-800-735-2966
www.missouricare.com 

Services: Provider of MO HealthNet Managed Care health care coverage for low-income families and children without access to affordable health insurance; necessary primary, acute and preventive medical care; transportation to medical and dental appointments for some eligible groups; the only MO Health Net Managed Care plan that includes University of Missouri health services 
Fee: Based on income – no cost, co-pay, and/or monthly premiums maybe requirement 
Eligibility: MO HealthNet Managed Care eligible, (State-wide coverage) 115 counties, must have been uninsured for 6 months prior to application and have no access to affordable insurance 
Intake Procedures: 
Online: https://apps.dss.mo.gov/mhdOnlineEnroll/ 
Enrollment Helpline at 1-800-348-6627
Geographic Area Served: 115 Missouri counties 
Foreign Languages Spoken: Interpretive services available for all languages



Missouri State Dept. of Health and Senior Services 
P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
(573) 751-6246  or  800-451-0669  Fax: (573) 751-6237
Hours: 8:00-5:00 (M-F)

Services: Provides in-home support for persons over 60 years of age, or physically or mentally disabled adults; immediate assistance for eligible persons who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation; respite care assistance; adult day care; homemaker care; limited nurse visits; personal care services; information and referral
Bureau of Special Health Needs
Services: Special Healthcare Needs: early identification and health services from birth-age 21, Adult Head Injury Services; coordinates services for adults who have sustained traumatic brain injury; Healthy Children and Youth; provides screening, diagnosis, and treatment under Medicaid for those under age 21
Fee: None for those who qualify under financial needs guideline
Eligibility: Specific to individual programs, most have medical or financial eligibility
requirements



True North of Columbia
P.O. Box 1367, Columbia, MO 65205
Office: (573) 875-0503  Shelter: (573) 875-1369   Hotline: (573) 875-1370
Fax: (573) 875-0518 
Open 24 hours daily

True North serves those who are fleeing or would like to flee abusive domestic or sexual violence situations. Victims of domestic violence include those who are being abused either, physically, verbally, emotionally and/or psychologically by an intimate partner. Sexual violence victims include those who have been a victim of rape, sexual assault/harassment, human trafficking or stalking. We have a 24/7 hotline that you can call and an emergency shelter. We also provide orders of protection, case management, crisis intervention, counseling, support groups, domestic violence/sexual assault education, court and hospital advocacy, children’s services and outreach to any victim regardless of whether they are residing in our shelter or not.
Fee: All services of FREE and confidential for victims and their minor children
Eligibility: Must be experiencing domestic or sexual violence and wanting a safe way out of or a safer way to stay in the relationship.



Vision:

EXAMS

EyeCare America celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. It offers its services through 7,000 volunteer Eye M.D.s. Seniors who have not had an eye exam for three years may be eligible for eye exams and up to one year of care at no out-of-pocket cost. Uninsured patients at increased risk for glaucoma who have not had an eye exam for 12 months may be eligible for a free glaucoma eye exam. Patients must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and cannot belong to an HMO or have eye care coverage through the VA. Medications, eyeglasses and surgery aren’t covered, but ECA’s website lists an A to Z of prescription assistance programs. ECA is an Academy Foundation program. (www.eyecareamerica.org)

EYEGLASSES/EXAMS

Lions Clubs may pay for eye exams and eyeglasses. https://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/columbia2020mo/

Low-cost eyeglasses online. Patients can obtain single-vision prescription eyeglasses for as little as $8 (plus shipping) from online optical dispensaries. Higher levels of refractive error may cost more. Patients will need to understand how frames are sized, pupil-to-pupil distances, etc. Websites include www.zennioptical.comwww.selectspecs.com and www.39dollarglasses.com.

New Eyes for the Needy provides vouchers for eyeglasses for adults and children but recently has had funding problems. Requests must come from a social worker, agency or school nurse working with patients. (973-376-4903; www.neweyesfortheneedy.org)

OneSight provides free in-store exams and eyewear at LensCrafters retail stores, and mobile clinics. Can provide free exams and glasses to adults with no insurance.  Must be referred by a social service agency.

Prevent Blindness America partners with providers of eye care and optical services providers to refer patients for free eye exams and eyeglasses. (800-331-2020; www.preventblindness.org)

SCHIP (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) provides children from low-income families with medical exams, eyeglasses, medications and other services at little or no cost. Access is through state Medicaid offices. (877-543-7669)

Sight for Students operates nationally through community partners, providing free eye exams and eyeglasses to children (up to age 18) if family income is less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level. (800-290-4964; www.sightforstudents.org)

Vision USA provides free exams and, in some cases, free or low-cost eyeglasses to low-income adults and children who lack vision coverage (public or private) and who have not had an eye exam within two years. (800-766-4466; www.aoa.org/visionusa.xml)

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