Patients may call 800-340-1301 to schedule an appointment for the clinic.

The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) will be holding a one day free medical clinic on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for those in the area who have no or limited access to health care.

The NOLA C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic will offer free basic medical care and health education to the area's medically underserved. Being a volunteer at this event will give you the opportunity to help hundreds of people gain access to medical care they otherwise may not receive.

If you have any questions, please email We hope to see you in New Orleans!

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The NAFC C.A.R.E. clinics are made possible through generous donations.

If you would like to donate, you can:

  •  You can also send a check to the NAFC at 1800 Diagonal Road Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314

The NAFC thanks you for your continued generosity!! With your help we will be able to continue our C.A.R.E. Clinic efforts, where medical care for the underserved isn't a dream, it's reality, and it could not happen without you!

Out of State Licensed Volunteers

OUT OF STATE PRACTITIONER VOLUNTEERS - Please see the documents below that you need to fill out and return to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners either via email or fax to apply for a temporary license.   Please let us know when you have submitted the information to the Board so we may also send a letter from the NAFC supporting your request.  Additionally, please fax a copy of your license to 866-875-3827 or you may scan and email it to

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NAFC NOLA CARE - Special Event Permit Application

Please contact for information on temporary licensure or if you have any questions, or visit

OUT OF STATE NURSES - To apply for a temporary license to be able to participate in this event, please download a copy of the attached form, fill it out and fax the completed form, your license, and drivers license to 225-755-7581. Please also fax your license to 866-875-3827 or you may scan and email to

Please note that this form may refer to Disasters, but will be utilized for this CARE Clinic volunteer event.  Also please note that the NAFC must fill out the second page of the form to verify your participation, so please be sure to email it to and include "Out of State RN Application" in the subject line.   Once both forms are completed and you gather the rest of the required documentation you can send to the LSBN.

For more information to check the status of your application, please visit

*Please note, as the board of nursing is currently working on forms for special events, they have asked that in the meantime we use the disaster permit form.  Please ignore the statement requiring the registration with LAVA, this step is not necessary.


For Out of State APRNs
- please visit,Renewals/AdvancedPracticeRegisteredNurse.aspx and contact the LSBN staff at 225-755-7500 or for more information on how to apply for a temporary permit.

Patient Information

The New Orleans C.A.R.E. Clinic PATIENT hours are from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Patients may call 800-340-1301 to schedule an appointment for the clinic.

Patients are encouraged to call ahead and make an appointment for this clinic event.  Walk-ins will be seen on a limited, first-come first-served basis.

Please note:
  • This event is for those WITHOUT insurance or with limited access to health care.  Recipients of Medicare, Medicaid, or Veterans Administration benefits are not eligible.
  •  If you are taking medications, please bring your medicine bottles.
  • Parking will be free.

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