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Read a PDF of the full article by Gary Roberts in The SUN, Charlotte Harbor, Florida by clicking the link below.
“The typical patient at the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic is between 40 and 59 years old. They would be unemployed and without health insurance, at or below 200 percent of the poverty level but ineligible for Medicaid. And they would live in Charlotte County. The most recent statistics show there are an estimated 30,000 uninsured in Charlotte and 45 percent of the county’s population falls within the range of 40 to 69 years of age. “There is still a need and you can trust that we’re going to be that safety net in Charlotte County,” said CEO Suzanne Roberts.
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