Premier Mobile Health Services brings free healthcare to Lee County

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FORT MYERS

Premier Mobile Health Services goes directly to those in need and provides free health care, proving to be a vital resource for many people in Lee County.

The mobile clinic offers several services, from regular exams and screenings to blood pressure checks and vaccinations against COVID-19. Nadine Singh founded Premier Mobile Health Services in 2018 after noticing a lack of affordable health care in the community, and the need was so great that they recently added a second mobile clinic and walk-in center. Mobile units travel to underserved areas of Lee County with a mission to provide everyone with access to quality health care.

The service is free for those who are 200% below the poverty line, uninsured, underinsured or homeless. So far, Premier Mobile Health Services has served more than 6,000 people in Lee County and hopes to continue to grow.

“The future plan is to have more clinics going beyond Lee County’s borders, and just going into these marginalized communities and providing access, quality health care…that is accessible to all,” Singh said. “I just believe health care should be a basic right. And so many of us are not privileged to have quality health care. And that’s where Premier Mobile wants to make a difference.

Premier Mobile Health Services walk-in clinic. Credit: WINK

Premier Mobile’s services have expanded to include primary care, high blood pressure management, STI testing, COVID-19 testing and breast cancer screenings. It even provides free medicine, clothes and shoes for the children.

“I think health care is your basic right, and having access like Premier Mobile is important,” Singh said. “I used to be this person who was uninsured, without papers, without a place to go. things I’ve been through…I wouldn’t have to put up with them.

The mobile clinic says it needs volunteers and donations to pursue its mission. You can find out more on the clinic site. The clinic is open walk-in Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday by appointment only, although you are asked to call one or other mobile locations, (239) 222-1829 or (239) 645-2686, to find out where the clinics will be.

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