HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Multiple health care and community organizations will be in Knott County, Kentucky on Saturday to offer a free mobile clinic for people affected by the recent flooding.
Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Marshall Health, Mountain Health Network and World Central Kitchen will have a clinic in the Hundman and Carrie communities. Services will include medical examinations, immunizations and over-the-counter medications.
Crews will also distribute flood relief supplies and provide hot meals to people affected by the flooding.
“Understanding that medicine represents a calling to help those in need and being able to put our knowledge and skills into practice when a community is in need represents the altruistic attributes that every physician should display,” said Dr. Bobby Miller, interim dean. of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine of Marshall University.
“Seeing our medical students taking a leading role in these volunteer efforts certainly gives us a lot to be proud of.”
Medical workers will have equipment to administer tetanus and hepatitis A vaccinations.