Remote Area Medical Clinic announced for April 22

SNEEDVILLE, Tenn. (March 22, 2023) – Remote Area Medical – RAM® – a major nonprofit provider of popup clinics delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need – will hold a free, one-day
clinic on April 22. RAM will be set up at the Sneedville Baptist Church, located at 1359 Main Street, Sneedville,
TN 37869 for one day only.
All RAM services are free, and no ID is required. Free dental, vision and medical services will be provided
on a first-come, first-served basis. The patient parking lot is located at Hancock County Elementary School,
373 Wahoo Road. It will open no later than 11:59 p.m. (midnight) on Friday night, April 21, and remain open for
the duration of the clinic. Once in the parking lot, additional information regarding clinic-opening processes and
next steps will be provided. Buses will transport patients to the clinic location from the Elementary School.
Clinic doors open at 6 a.m.
Due to time constraints, patients should be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services.
Medical services are offered, in addition to dental or vision services, free to every patient attending the clinic.
For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit or call 865-579-1530. Patients
may also visit the Facebook Event for this clinic at
RAM is also in need of vision providers in order to provide vision services to the Sneedville community. Vision
professionals can learn more about volunteering at the Saturday clinic by visiting or calling
Services available at the free RAM clinic include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental Xrays, eye exams, eye health exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site and general medical
In some situations outside of RAM’s control, such as inclement weather, volunteer cancellations or other
circumstances, the parking lot may open earlier or a smaller number of patients may be served. RAM
encourages everyone who would like services, especially dental services, to arrive as early as possible. Clinic
closing time may vary based on each service area’s daily capacity. For more information, please see RAM’s
FAQ page.
Additional Information:
• About Remote Area Medical: RAM is a major nonprofit organization that operates pop-up clinics
delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical services to individuals in need who do not have
access to, or cannot afford, a doctor. Founded in 1985, RAM has treated more than 910,000 individuals
with $189.5 million worth of free healthcare and veterinary services. Since its foundation, more than
196,000 volunteers – comprised of licensed dental, vision, medical and veterinary professionals, as well
as general support staff – have supported RAM’s mission.