Talk of the Towns 12/13/19: Peninsula Free Health Clinic

Producer/Host: Ron Beard
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Key Discussion Points:

What motivated folks to create Peninsula Free Health Clinic in 2013?
What services do you provide and who provides them? Where are you located?
Describe array of patients (geography, socio-economic background, health status)
What might a typical day at the clinic look like?
If the clinic is filling gaps in the present health care system, what is needed to better address those gaps? What policy/practice changes are needed, including at the state level?
What are your biggest challenges and how can the community help?
What lessons might be useful for other communities?

Jan Snow / Peninsula Free Health Clinic Board President /
Lucy Rowe / clinic volunteer non-medical /
Marti Brill / clinic patient /
Joe Perkins / board member
Dr. Michelle Perkins
State Rep Representative Sarah Pebworth, District 133 Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Sedgwick and Surry