POSTPONED: As part of a comprehensive response to preparedness for the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, aka COVID-19, Ascension Via Christi has revised its visitor guidelines March 11, 2020, and is cancelling or postponing previously scheduled non-essential travel, meetings and large group activities. This includes postponement for the Medical Mission events planned for April 18 in Wichita. Read the press release: http://ascn.io/61831qhoF
Ascension caregivers, including Ascension Via Christi, work to improve the health and wellness of people in communities across the nation, paying special attention to neighbors living in poverty. Our event is made possible through our presenting partners, Wichita State University, Via Christi Foundation, Newman University and The City of Wichita, along with other area community non-profit organizations.
Healthcare that leaves no one behind
Being held at TWO locations in 2020:
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8 a.m.- Noon
- Holy Savior Catholic Academy, 3000 E. 13th St., Wichita, KS 67214
- Colvin Elementary School, 2820 S. Roosevelt, Wichita, KS 67210
What’s it all about?
Medical Mission at Home offers spiritually centered care designed to improve your health and the health of our community. Best of all, it’s free, so no insurance is needed. Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Last patient admitted at noon.
Most services and activities are indoors. Patients: Indoor patient registrations will begin at 8 a.m. All patients who have registered by noon will be seen.
- Medical testing
- Medical care
- Dental, vision and hearing screening
- Foot care
- Community services
- Connection to follow-up care
- Check back for more services as the date approaches
Some people are not able to get the medical care they need for themselves or for their families. Our doctors, nurses, staff and community partners will provide both children and adults with a free doctor’s appointment. We will also connect you to community resources and follow-up care.
Why does it matter?
Access to affordable health care remains a challenge for many.
Ascension Medical Mission at Home is part of our national commitment to reach individuals who are uninsured and need access to health care services. It’s about more than one day of care — an Ascension Medical Mission at Home helps connect those who struggle with long-term medical homes and insurance.
Questions? Call 316-268-6789.
**Volunteer sign-up now open: CLICK HERE**
2019 Medical Mission a success - for the story and photos on our blog, go here.
Watch the story of the 2019 Medical Mission at Home
To read about and see the photos and video from our 2018 Medical Mission at Home CLICK HERE.
See the impact of our inaugural Medical Mission - Medical Mission at Home 2017: