• May

    May, a 20-something woman with an advanced degree, came to the Clinic …

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News at the Kansas City CARE Clinic

  • A Response of Love, Support and Determination - Reflection on the Orlando Tragedy

    Monday, June 13, 2016

    On Saturday night, I spent the evening at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Heartland Men's Chorus concert "I Rise." It was a time to remember the fear felt at the time of their founding with the devastation of HIV/AIDS on the gay community; the anger and hatred shown to the gay 

    community; and the discrimination and shame foisted on their community by so many. I remembered  many …

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  • Flu Facts - Get your Flu Vaccine today!

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

    It's flu season! Get your flu vaccine today; just walk in - no appointment necessary.

    Monday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Wednesday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Also available by appointment at other times.

    Learn more about the flu and how to prevent it:

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  • Get Enrolled Now

    Monday, November 16, 2015

    The Health Insurance Marketplace is now open for enrollment in 2016 health insurance plans.

     Being uninsured will cost more than you think…

    ·         Penalties are going up this year

    ·         Not having coverage could impact access to medications through prescription drug programs …

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  • Dr. Craig Dietz named American Osteopathic Foundation 2015 Physician of the Year

    Thursday, October 22, 2015


    Contact: Kirk Isenhour, Vice President of Marketing and Development |

    Congratulations to Craig Dietz, D.O., the Chief Medical Officer at the Kansas City CARE Clinic, on being named the 2015 Physician of the Year by the American Osteopathic Foundation.

    Hired in 2004 as the Medical Director for General Medicine, specifically overseeing programs in …

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  • A look back at 20 years of the KC CARE Clinic

    Monday, August 31, 2015

    After almost 20 years of dedicated service at the Kansas City CARE Clinic, Amber Cansler, our HIV Case Manager Program Manager is taking on her next big adventure. This fall she and her husband, Grant, will be moving to Ireland where he has received an opportunity through Cerner to lead the implementation of Electronic Medical Record systems at several hospitals throughout Ireland. We are excited …

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  • KC CARE expands services for those who need it in Kansas City

    Thursday, August 13, 2015

    KC CARE Clinic expands services for those who need it in Kansas City

    One of the nation’s largest charitable care clinics is designated a Federally Qualified Health Center as a New Access Point under the Affordable Care Act and a Patient-Centered Medical Home.


     Kansas City, MO. (August 11, 2015) – The Kansas City CARE Clinic (formerly the Kansas City Free Health …

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  • One Clinic's Struggle and Success

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    A story from one of our Pre-Medical Student Volunteers:

    By David Mueller

    While I was not there long, my time living in the Broadway area of Kansas City, Missouri was eyeopening. With its low economic status the Broadway district should have been at the forefront of healthcare efforts by the city and its residents, considering how many of its residents are uninsured and at risk of preventable …

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  • NAFCC C.A.R.E Clinic Recap

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Many thanks to all who helped out at the C.A.R.E Clinic on Saturday April 18th at Bartle Hall, hosted by the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. The clinic was a huge success with over 1300 volunteers working with us to see over 1000 patients.  


    This is one of the largest clinics to date with the broadest array of services.  We offered dental services with …

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  • April 18th - NAFC Free Clinic Day!

    Monday, March 16, 2015

    Every year the National Associaton of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) holds a free clinic day, and this year they will be in Kansas City at Bartle Hall! 

    The Kansas City C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic Event will offer free basic medical care and health education to the area's medically underserved. Being a volunteer at this event will give you the opportunity to …

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  • Dedicated to CARE in the Community

    Monday, March 09, 2015

    Recently, Leslie White, a Medical Assistant in the HIV Primary Care Department at KC CARE since October 2014, received a call from her old high school counselor inviting her to speak to a group of girls considering dropping out of high school because they became pregnant. Leslie herself has been in their shoes – right after she graduated she became pregnant and a single mother, and yet she …

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