SamCare Mobile Medicine Unit coming to LBCC starting Feb. 18 for students, community

SamCare Mobile MedicineSamaritan Health to provide medical services through its SamCare Mobile Medicine unit for LBCC students, staff and the community for remainder of school year

Samaritan Health Services SamCare Mobile Medicine unit will bring basic healthcare services to the Linn-Benton Community College Albany campus starting February 18.

Open to students and staff, their families and community members, the SamCare unit will offer routine health checkups and vaccinations twice monthly through June. The mobile clinic will also provide care for acute illnesses such as flu symptoms, infections, depression and anxiety screenings, and referrals.

The SamCare medical unit will be located in parking lot 1, off Allen Lane on the south side of the LBCC Albany campus. Services will be offered at LBCC on the following dates:

•    Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 12 to 5
•    Monday, March 2, from 11 to 3
•    Tuesday, March 17, from 12 to 5
•    Monday, April 6, from 11 to 3
•    Tuesday, April 28, from 12 to 5
•    Monday, May 4, from 11 to 3
•    Tuesday, May 12, from 12 to 5
•    Monday, June 1, from 11 to 3
•    Tuesday, June 9, from 12 to 5

To make an appointment, call 541-768-2220. Walk-ins without appointments are welcome. Please bring your insurance card. If you don’t have insurance, staff can help connect you with insurance or a Samaritan financial services program if you qualify.

The SamCare Mobile Medicine program is one of a growing number of mobile medical programs across the United States working to boost health care access, especially among underserved communities, while helping to decrease costly emergency room visits