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AmeriCares and Boehringer Ingelheim Open New, Expanded Free Clinic to Help Families Hit Hardest by Economic Hardship
Date:5/28/2009

Clinic provides needed services with increasing numbers losing access to healthcare

DANBURY, Conn., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and AmeriCares Free Clinics today announced the opening of a new, expanded clinic in Danbury to serve the medical needs of the working poor at a time when demand for such services is higher than ever due to economic pressures.

The clinic, located at 76 West Street, is a partnership between AmeriCares and Boehringer Ingelheim to address the urgent need for free, quality healthcare in the community's large uninsured population. With more Americans losing jobs and their health insurance every day, the new facility will help those hardest hit by the recession.

"We know from our recent Boehringer Ingelheim Family Health Survey that access to healthcare remains a significant issue in our community and nationwide, with half of Americans concerned about losing healthcare access and economic pressures exacerbating the problem," said J. Martin Carroll, President and CEO, Boehringer Ingelheim. "We share AmeriCares' commitment to improving the health of patients and their families and are proud to provide this clinic for the people of Danbury at this time of critical need."

The Boehringer Ingelheim AmeriCares Free Clinic will serve thousands of patients in a modern healthcare facility. It replaces a smaller clinic AmeriCares has operated for 12 years in the basement of Ives Manor, a public housing complex.

One of three AmeriCares Free Clinics in Connecticut, the facility recruits volunteer physicians, registered nurses and interpreters, drawing on the resources of community hospitals, corporate partners, laboratories and pharmacies to ensure access to outpatient healthcare.

"Our extraordinary partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim allows us to provide free healthcare for even more self-employed patients trying to make en
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SOURCE Boehringer Ingelheim; AmeriCares Free Clinics
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