Premier Mobile Health Services bringing free health care to Lee County

Reporter: Tiffany Rizzo Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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Premier Mobile health Services’ mobile clinic. Credit: WINK News

Premier Mobile Health Services is going directly to those in need and offering health care for free, proving itself a vital resource for many in Lee County.

The mobile clinic offers several services, from regular check-ups and screenings to blood pressure checks and COVID-19 vaccinations. Nadine Singh founded Premier Mobile Health Services in 2018 after she noticed a lack of affordable healthcare in the community, and the need is so great that they recently added a second mobile clinic and walk-in center. The mobile units go out to underserved areas in Lee County with the mission of giving everyone access to quality healthcare.

The service is free to those who are 200% below the poverty line, have no insurance, are underinsured or are homeless. So far, Premier Mobile Health Services has served more than 6,000 people in Lee County and hopes to keep growing.

“The future plan is to have more clinics going beyond the borders of Lee County, and just going into those marginalized communities and providing access, quality of health care… that is accessible for all,” Singh said. “I just believe that health care should be a fundamental right. And so much of us does not have the privilege of having good, quality health care. And that’s where Premier Mobile wants to make a difference.”

Premier Mobile health Services’ walk-in clinic. Credit: WINK News

Premier Mobile’s services have expanded to include primary care, high blood pressure management, STI testing, COVID-19 testing and breast cancer screenings. It even provides free medication and clothing and shoes for kids.

“I think health care is your fundamental right, and having an access like Premier Mobile is important,” Singh said. “I was once that person that was uninsured, undocumented, with no place to go. And, subsequently… if I had, back then, a place like Premier Mobile to turn to, some of the things that I endured… I wouldn’t have to endure it.”

The mobile clinic says it needs volunteers and donations to keep its mission going. You can find out more on the clinic’s website. The clinic is open for walk-ins Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday by appointment only, though you are asked to call either mobile location, (239) 222-1829 or (239) 645-2686, to find out where the clinics will be.

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