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Best of the Web: Health & Medicine » Health Care Providers & Facilities » Free or Low Cost Clinics

  • This website is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. HRSA-supported health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.Health centers are in most cities and many rural areas. To find a health center near you search by state, county or city.
  • List of places to obtain free and low-cost dental and eye care in New York City. The information is compiled by the Literacy Assistance Center.
  • Information on the financial assistance program for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC). A listing of the hospitals and medical centers run by the HHC can be obtained by clicking on "Locate Our Facilities" at the top of the page.
  • Free medical clinic staffed by students and physicians form the New York University School of Medicine. As stated in their mission statement, "The NYC Free Clinic is designed to serve the needs of the uninsured and the homeless, as well as those eligible or in possession of Medicaid who do not access the health system."
  • Information about becoming a patient at the NYU College of Dentistry Dental Clinic. The clinic offers dental services and charges lower fees for comparable procedures at private practices.
  • Listing of the free and confidential sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics provided by the New York City Health Department. Also has information on what to expect when visiting a STD clinic.
  • Listing of the chest centers provided by the New York City Department of Health. The chest centers provide a complete range of Tuberculosis (TB) services which are free and confidential.

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