HOW THE CLINIC WAS FORMED

The idea for the free clinic came in May 2009 after a discussion Dr. Martyn had with Amanda Larson, president of The Gorman Foundation, about volunteering. Larson was about to leave for a volunteer expedition abroad. Martyn, an instrumental force in creating a medical clinic in Sri Lanka after the tsunami of 2004, mentioned she would be willing to volunteer at a free clinic in the Oneida area if one existed. Larson enthusiastically offered to join forces with Martyn to create one.

"I wanted to find a way in which I could ‘give back’ and volunteer my services to help the local community. The clinic is a great opportunity to bring my dream to fruition," said Martyn.

Larson and Martyn began researching the logistics of how to create a clinic for the uninsured and underinsured shortly after their initial conversation. They made site visits to free health facilities within Central New York and joined the National Association of Free Health Clinics, an organization that provides guidance to free clinic startups.

The Mary Rose Clinic has been able to provide over 5,000 free patient visits since December of 2010.

To find out more about the Gorman Foundation, please check out their website at www.GormanFoundation.org.

 

The Mary Rose Clinic was co-created by Dr. Martyn and The Gorman Foundation.

PLEASE NOTE: The Mary Rose Clinic CANNOT treat patients for:
-Disability Claims
-Workers Compensation Claims
-No Fault Injury Claims
-Other Legal Issues

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THE CLINIC WILL BE CLOSED THE FOLLOWING DATES:

July 4, 2019 HOLIDAY
November 27 & 28, 2019 Thanksgiving HOLIDAY
December 25 & 26, 2019 Christmas HOLIDAY
January 1, 2020 HOLIDAY

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NEED INSURANCE ????

Every Wednesday and Thursday during the clinic hours we have an insurance navigator present who can help you enroll in health insurance.

ALSO: On the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month a Medicare navigator will be on site from 10am-12noon to answer questions and assist you in Medicare enrollment.