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  Presented by NM Mission of Mercy, a Program of New Mexico Dental Association Foundation
 
We are excited to host Remote Area Medical (RAM™) clinics in southeastern New Mexico.
These 20 chair clinics make it possible to efficiently serve rural New Mexico with ...

 
Please join us the first two weekends in April 2018 for our first Mini-NM MOM’s in Clovis and Roswell.
                  
Clovis, NM
April 7 - 8, 2018
Curry County Events Center
1900 E Brady Ave, Clovis, NM  88101
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 Roswell, NM
April 14 - 15, 2018
Roswell High School
500 W Hobbs St, Roswell, NM  88203
 
                  
 
What is Remote Area Medical
 
Remote Area Medical (RAM) operates mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality vision, dental, and medical care to women, men, and children who do not have access or cannot afford a doctor. NM Mission of Mercy, a program of NM Dental Association Foundation, is the hosting community group for the RAM clinics in our area.
 
Who Should Come
  • Adults and children (Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian.)
  • If you do not have enough money to pay for dental care
  • If you do not have a regular dentist home
  • No appointment - you will be assigned a number when you arrive
  • No paperwork needed
  • No application

Clinic Hours
  • The clinic doors open at 6:00 am.
  • Patient numbers will be given out starting at 3:00 am the morning of each clinic day.
  • Must be present to receive a number.
  • No ID required.
  • No appointments will be taken or are necessary.
  • The number of patients seen will be limited by clinic capacity.
  • There is a possibility that not everyone in line will receive treatment – Come early!

Parking
 
Free parking is available at clinic facility. Please follow the signs. Parking lot will open at 3:00 am.


Services Provided

The basic services include:
  • Dental - exams, cleanings, fillings, and extractions
  • Vision - eye exams and glasses made on site
  • Medical - limited general medicine
        


 Bringing Free Care to People in Need

 
 
 
 
NOTE:   Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services. All patients will have the option of receiving DENTAL and MEDICAL care or VISION and MEDICAL care, but not DENTAL and VISION care on the same day.

NO ONE should wait until the RAM Clinic to seek critical dental or medical attention, as this could lead to serious health consequences.


Requirements for Treatment

The RAM Clinic is open to anyone willing to wait in line to receive treatment, no questions asked, for as long as resources are available. There is no sign up for patients as the clinic is first-come, first-served. Come early!   No ID’s or paperwork is required, and any demographic information collected will only be used in aggregate so that we have statistics about our patient population. Patients will be required to complete and sign a waiver.


What to bring

  • The line to enter the clinic will be outside so dress appropriately for weather conditions.
  • Food and drinks will not be provided.
  • You will wait your turn to enter the clinic, and then wait to see the dentists and/or dental hygienists so bring reading, electronic devices, crossword puzzles, or other items to fill your time.
  • You will only be allowed to bring one small personal item (purse or backpack) into the clinic.

 
Childcare

No childcare will be provided.