Sometimes a busy schedule or a lack of medical insurance can prevent even the most health-conscious individuals from seeking medical care. If this applies to you, then the UNC School of Nursing Mobile Health Clinic can help. This nurse-managed clinic offers FREE health care including screenings and health information for adults and children every Tuesday of the month from 10 AM – 2 PM.  The clinic is also on site 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 10 AM – 2 PM.

About Us

Founded in 2016, the UNC School of Nursing Mobile Health Clinic provides free nursing services to meet the health care needs of clients of local crisis ministries.  The clinic is staffed by faculty who are registered nurses and nurse practitioners.  A Spanish interpreter is available most weeks.

Mission Statement

Recognizing the impact of stress on health, we aim to promote wellness, assist those who are at risk for health problems, and assist individuals in managing chronic diseases. Our goals are:

Services Provided

Who Can Benefit?

All are welcome

Clinic Hours & Location

The UNC School of Nursing Mobile Health Clinic is open every Tuesday from 10 AM -2 PM and 1st & 3rd Saturdays from 10 AM – 2 PM. Appointments are not required, but may be scheduled by emailing Marianne Cockroft, Associate Professor:  cockroft@email.unc.edu

The clinic is located in the Dorcas Plaza parking lot.

Upcoming Events

The UNC School of Nursing Mobile Clinic has partnered with  Prevent Blindness North Carolina to provide retinal screenings in order to detect diabetic eye diseases and other diseases of aging eyes.  Free retina screening will be offered Tuesday, October 15th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Individuals interested in the screening can come to the mobile clinic in the Dorcas Plaza parking lot to sign in.  No appointment necessary.  All are welcome.

2nd Tuesdays of every month: Children’s Dental Screening

Contact

Marianne Cockroft, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7460

Phone: (919) 966-5321

Email:  cockroft@email.unc.edu

 

Client Story

A female who had recently immigrated to the area sought care on the mobile clinic for symptoms of diabetes. Upon assessment by the Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner, the woman was found to have dangerously high blood glucose levels. She was referred for treatment, resulting in a new diagnosis of diabetes and successful initiation of treatment, saving herself from experiencing hospitalization and further complications.