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Free flu shots for uninsured individuals

Free flu vaccinations will be administered during this walk-in clinic on Tuesday Dec 8 from 4-7pm for individuals who do not have health insurance. No appointment necessary; first-come first-serve.

Free Healthy Cooking Class


The community is invited to join us for this class focused on making healthy slow cooker meals.  Participants will get to help prepare a crockpot meal, sample the end result, and leave with recipes for easy and affordable crockpot meals. 

Healthy snacks will be provided.   Participants will also have the chance to win a free crock-pot that evening.

RSVP to Hannah at 828-697-8422 ext. 120 or if you are interested in attending. 

Community Garden Cleanup Day

Mark your calendar – LOTS of volunteers needed! Our big Garden Cleanup Day is scheduled for Friday, April 12, throughout the day from 9am-3pm…no green thumb necessary! We need approximately 10-20 volunteers to come help us turn our soil, amend it with compost and fertilizer, rebuild planting boxes, and other garden tasks. Please contact if you would like to help for any part of the day. Many hands make light work!

Fall Wellness Fair: Free Flu Shots, Health Screenings & Voter Registration!


Free flu shots will be available at The Free Clinics on October 8 from 2:00-5:00pm, courtesy of Walgreens. Nurses will also provide free blood sugar and blood pressure screenings. Additionally, WNCAP will be on site to provide Hepatitis C and HIV screenings, and the League of Women Voters will be registering voters. 

Spring into Wellness! Free Health Screenings & Used Bike Collection

Free health screenings: AdventHealth will be conducting lipids and BMI screenings. WNCAP will provide HIV & HepC screenings, and The Free Clinics nurses will provide blood glucose and blood pressure tests. 

We will also be hosting a used bike collection for our Bikes 4 Life program.

Free Flu Shots!

40 free flu shot vouchers will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, courtesy of our community partners Americares and Walgreens. Nurses will also provide free blood sugar and blood pressure screenings.