An Update to David’s Story

 “If I could, I’d let you hear my bird song,” David says through missing teeth, “but give me a few months and I’ll be back! Then I’ll let you hear it!” Nearly one year ago we met a wonderful man named David* who quickly became a regular at our Friday homeless clinic. Over time David, who is never short of words, …

9 Tips for Back to School Health

It’s Back to School season and you and your little ones are ready to hit the ground running for their best year yet! While you prepare for getting up early again, making sure you have the right school supplies, checking on all the forms and records you need, meeting your teachers and packing your lunches – we also want to …

Back to School

On Saturday July 30th, Good Samaritan Health Center joyfully welcomed the beginning of another school year by hosting a Back-to-School Clinic. We held the clinic to provide accessible, affordable health screenings and school vaccinations for families in need. Over the course of the clinic, which was held from 9AM until 12PM that morning, we were able to serve a total …

Carrying Burdens

I entered the exam room to greet a new patient who arrived at our Friday clinic and met a young mother holding her two-year-old daughter. With her head of curls and sparkling blue eyes, she dazzled everyone at the clinic that day. Two Fridays per month, Good Samaritan provides clinical services for homeless members of our community. A van makes …