Get certified and gain lifesaving skills that can help you respond to emergencies!
Who: American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)
What: Adult CPR and AED Certification Training (3-hour class)
Where: Madison Extension Office, 2 S Main St, Madison VA 22727
The Madison Free Clinic is pleased to host CPR and AED Certification training for the local community. Led by veteran paramedic Serena Imel, this class will cover all aspects of layperson CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) use. This class also covers stroke recognition as well as recognition and treatment of choking for adults. This class promises to be the most comprehensive and interesting CPR class you've ever taken!
All materials and equipment needed for each student to practice hands on skills and procedures are provided.These classes are free and open to community members; you do not have to be one of our clients to participate.
Requirements: Must be at least 14 yrs old. Must be physically capable of kneeling, squatting, and doing chest compressions for up to 2 minutes. Must be able to understand and speak English. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear that allow you to move around and be physically active.
Note: Seating can be socially distanced, however the skills portion for this class requires close (less than 3 feet apart) interaction with at least 1 other person. Masks are optional. All precautions possible will be taken for infection control including being given disposable valves with a HEPA filter for the skills portion.
Class dates (choose one):
July 9th 5-8p
July 21st 5-8p
Aug 21 9-12a
Aug 30 5-8p
Sept 19 3-6p
Sept 30 5-8p
Class size is limited. Please call the Free Clinic at 540-948-3667 to reserve your spot!
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If you are a Free Clinic patient who is eligible for Medicaid, you MUST apply for that program in order to prevent any interruptions in your health care. If you apply and are denied, please bring your letter of denial into our office so that we can arrange for your continued care. In most cases, we are able to continue to offer limited dental and vision care to Medicaid patients whose plan does not include those services.
Our goal is to help ensure that our neighbors have access to the highest quality and lowest cost medical care available right here in Madison County.
We know that navigating the system can be challenging, so we have partnered with the Madison office of the Virginia Department of Social Services (DSS) to offer confidential, in-person assistance in applying for Medicaid, FAMIS programs for children, pregnant women, and adults, Food Assistance, Child Care, Head Start and so much more!
This service is free and open to residents of Madison County whether you are our patient or not. Simply call our office at (540) 948-3667 during business hours to schedule an appointment to visit with a DSS employee in the comfort of the Madison Free Clinic. You may also use this time to apply for or renew your Free Clinic eligibility card.
DSS Application Assistance
3rd Monday's, 9-2 by appointment only
Madison Free Clinic
125 N Main St, Madison VA 22727
The mission of the Madison Free Clinic is to deliver ‘Medicine of the Highest Order’ in order to improve the well-being of patients and communities by delivering innovative, compassionate patient- and family-centered healthcare, enriched by education, science, and technology.
Our staff cares deeply about our patients’ long-term health. Every patient is viewed not as a problem to be solved or a charge to be cared for, but as an equal and empowered partner. co-responsible for the attainment of his or her health goals.
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization enabling uninsured adults of Madison County, Virginia to be provided With medical care and non-narcotic medications. The clinic also provides limited dental and vision care to qualified patients.