Remote Area Medical will be holding a free medical clinic in Cookeville this weekend on March 18 and 19 from 6 AM to 2 PM each day. Cookeville High School at 2335 N. Washington Ave hosts the clinic.
Patients will be able to get medical care and either dental or vision services. Patients can revceive a number at 3 AM each morning of the clinic and only those in line at the time numbers are given out will be able to get a number. No proof of residency or income is required to participate but patients are asked to bring the medicine they take every day.
Because the wait may be long and could be in the weather, participants should bring food and water, appropriate clothing and books or games for entertainment.
Remote Area Medical was founded in 1985 by Stan Brock of Wild Kingdom TV fame. While RAM goes all over the world to provide baisc medical care the majority of their work is currently done in the USA