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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



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



Convenient Care Boone Medical Group
108 Market St., Glasgow, MO 65254
660-338-5909
https://www.boone.org/glasgow

The providers offer primary care, including preventative medicine, sick (acute) visits, and care for chronic conditions. Hart strives to use evidence-based practice to provide the best quality care for each patient and to educate her patients about their diagnosis. As local residents, both providers are pleased to serve the Glasgow community and surrounding areas.



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. 



Fitzgibbon Family Health, Inc.
600 W. Morrison St., Fayette, MO 65248
660-248-2900




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



Hometown Homecare
101 Furr Street, Fayette, MO 65248
660-248-2100 

info@hometownhomecare.org

Hometown Homecare (also known as Howard County Home Health and Hospice) provides skilled compassionate care keeping the patient at the heart of our services.
We are a free standing non-profit organization that has proudly been serving you for over 48 years
Our Services:  Home Health Nursing, Home Health Therapy, Pediatric Nursing Care, End of Life Hospice Care, Private Duty Care, Social Services, Community Services



Howard County Public Health Department
600 W. Morrison, Ste. 7, Fayette, MO  65248-3275
660-248-3100   FAX: 660-248-3275
M - F,  8 - 4:30

Birth and death certificates, Blood pressure checks, Child care inspections, Cholesterol /Hgb screening, Communicable disease education, investigation and follow-up Community Education, Glucose testing, Head lice screening, Immunizations (Adults and Children), Lead screening and testing, Outbreak investigations, Pregnancy testing, Public Health Information, & Referral Restaurant/lodging inspections, School health, STD screen, Temporary Medicaid assignment for pregnant women, Tuberculosis screening and education, Water testing, WIC.






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



MU Family Medicine - Fayette Clinic
308 S. Church, Fayette, MO 65248

Healthcare providers. Accepts most private insurances, medicaid, and medicare.



Pilot Grove Rural Health Clinic
212 College St., Pilot Grove, MO 65276
660-834-5100
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed 12-1),Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
https://www.yelp.com/biz/pilot-grove-rural-health-clinic-pilot-grove

Local healthcare provider.  Accepts most private insurances, Medicare, Medicaid



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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