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MERCI Clinic to remain OPEN, in need of funding

With rumors running rampant through our community about our wonderful Clinic closing its doors, I want to set the record straight. We are NOT closing our doors, but we ARE facing difficult decisions. For TWENTY years, we have been providing quality health care to those in need. Whether it is annual medical visits, assistance with […]

MERCI Clinic to host Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Before Hours

SAVE THE DATE! MERCI Clinic will host the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Before Hours on April 26th at 7:30am. Join us as we welcome Chamber members and learn more about the wonderful opportunities at MERCI Clinic for volunteers, donors and patients! Celebrating 20 years of providing quality health care to those in need!

Feeling Good – Patient Success Story “Richard”

The MERCI Clinic patients want to tell their story– stories of how the clinic helps them get through the day. Without care from the clinic, they would be without much needed medical and dental care– and life-saving medicine. With no other options, they would be forced to seek care in the emergency room or– just […]

Sometimes a Pill is not Needed

The Importance of Conversation As a volunteer physician in Merci Clinic, I am allowed to spend as much time as needed with each patient. Unlike general private practice which requires 16 to 20 patients a day to reach my quota with insurance premiums, in this clinic setting there is usually ample time to work through […]

December Volunteer of the Month

December VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Every time a volunteer donates hours at the clinic, he/she is encouraged to place his/her name on a paper and put it into the “Star Jar” located near the volunteer log in book. At the first staff meeting of each month, a member of the staff draws a name from […]

MERCI Clinic, Here to Serve

by Priscilla Miller, Executive Director This year, 2016, is the 20th anniversary of the establishment of MERCI Clinic that provides primary medical care for adults from Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties who are of lesser income, without benefit of health insurance or are ineligible for Affordable Care coverage. Throughout the years, MERCI Clinic has evolved […]

Food & Wine Pairing at Cravin’ Wine

Open to all volunteers, staff and spouses! Save the date for January 29th at Cravin’ Wine. This event has limited seating (max 26), so please let us know by January 15th if you are able to come. Cost is $25/person. Contact Cilla Miller