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Sheep Health Care Center
Sheep Health Care Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary Caring For the Uninsured

Imagine a young man named Toni in his twenties (True Case) going to see his doctor at his local clinic and being told by the office staff he couldn't be seen because he had no insurance and couldn't pay. Toni was feeling very bad. He was tired all the time and going to the bathroom all the time. He could hardly stand due to his legs being so swollen and painful. Who was going to help him? Toni was dying but did not know it yet. Who was going to help him? He really couldn't afford the Accountable Care Act insurance due to the high deductibles he couldn't pay. He couldn't go to the Emergency Room and get a bill he couldn't pay.

The story ends well as Toni came to the Sheep Health Care Center where we provided free care and direction to diagnose his uncontrolled diabetes, kidney failure and eventually life saving Kidney Transplant. This is but one of many compassionate care stories to be told.

Sheep Health Care Center has been in operation since November 4, 2010. We opened our doors with just a handful of volunteers willing to freely serve those with no health insurance and in need of medical care. Our patient census was small at first, but since then, has grown to over 100 per month. Our volunteer staff of over 80 Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Chaplains and Non medical personnel give above and beyond their capabilities because they are dedicated to helping those in need.

For every $1 dollar donated, the clinic gives $8 to $10 dollars back in free care due to our awesome volunteers donating free time and expertise at what they do so well, loving people. Through the donations of individuals, local businesses, and churches, we were able to give $30,000 dollars in free prescriptions and lab work to our patients and to run the clinic this past year.

The clinic celebrates its' 5th Anniversary this year. We are committed to furthering our financial growth and stability so that we can effectively grow our clinic, its offerings, and our reach to meet even more of the needs of those in the Monroeville and surrounding communities.

The Sheep Health Care Center is open every Thursday evening from 5:45pm – 8:30pm. The clinic is located at 4651 Old William Penn Highway, Monroeville PA 15146. For more information, call (412) 856-7900 ext 36



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