Access to Care

The Access to Care Task Force (ACTF) advocates to improve and to provide adequate access to health care for uninsured citizens of Wilkes who are at a greater risk of not seeing a physician or not having a yearly routine checkup due to cost.

HealthCare Connection


HealthCare Connection through the Wilkes County Health Department is an integrated system working with the medical community, rural health centers, and the local hospital to provide access to comprehensive healthcare to low-income, uninsured citizens of Wilkes County.

Services


  • Diagnostic Services
  • Lab
  • Low-Cost Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Home for Primary and Preventive Care
  • Outpatient Services
  • Patient Navigation
  • Specialty Care

Eligibility


  • Acute active health problems
  • No access to health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, or Veteran Association benefits.
  • A Total gross household income at or below 200% federal poverty level
  • Age 21-64
  • Resident of Wilkes County for at least the past 30 days

Additional Information


To find out if you can receive assistance or how you can help, please contact Armando Limon.