•  CLINIC: (607) 330-1254
  •  OFFICE: (607) 330-1253
  •   Walk-in Clinic Hours: Mon. 2-6pm Th. 4-7pm

SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD is Available for Uninsured New Yorkers

Reminder: There is NO COST SHARING for COVID-19 testing across Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, and Qualified Health Plans

SPECIAL Open Enrollment

The open enrollment period for coverage in 2020 is now open again between March 16 and April 15, 2020.


Eligible (uninsured) individuals will be able to enroll in insurance coverage either through the Marketplace or directly through insurers. The open enrollment period for coverage in 2020 had previously ended on February 7, 2020.


Individuals who are eligible for other New York State programs – Medicaid, Essential Plan, and Child Health Plus – can enroll year round

How to Apply:

To apply for coverage, you may:
  • Apply online here
  • Call the NY State of Health Marketplace at 1-855-355-5777
  • Call a local enrollment assistor.

Assistors include certified navigators, certified application counselors, and facilitated enrollers.

  1. Human Services Coalition  – call 607-273-8686, press 1; or schedule an appointment here.
  2. Southern Tier Independence Center  – call 1-855-478-4262.
  3. Fidelis Care –  Plan representative at 607-222-5739.
In Tompkins and Cortland, you can call the 211 helpline (2-1-1 or 1-877-211-8667), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information resources.

Lourdes Mammo on the Move: Mobile Mammography Van

Through a partnership with Lourdes Hospital, it is easy to get your annual mammogram!

You do not have to be a Lourdes or Ithaca Free Clinic patient. Your results can be sent to the health care provider of your choice.

Insured and uninsured welcome! No referral needed.


Food Pharmacy at the Ithaca Free Clinic

Through the Food Pharmacy, the Ithaca Free Clinic improves patient access to nutritious food for a healthy diet.

By providing healthy food, the clinic is able to reduce barriers to nutrition and improve the relationship between providers and patients.

The Food Pharmacy occurs one Monday each month from 2-6pm. Click Here to see the next date.


Optometry at the Ithaca Free Clinic: Lion's Club Vision Clinic

Through a partnership with the Lion’s Club of Ithaca, the Ithaca Free Clinic now offers optometry and optician services.

We were brought together through a common mission of service and used our
unique gifts, talents and resources to bring free eye care and eye-wear to the community.

Optometry services are offered once a month. Please call to schedule an appointment.

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ithaca Free Clinic will be temporarily suspending services.

This action is necessary to ensure the safety of patients, volunteers, volunteer health care providers, and staff. Once we have a better understanding of COVID-19, have the necessary protocols and protective equipment in place, and can assure our patients, volunteers, volunteer health care providers, and staff are interacting in as safe an environment as possible, the Ithaca Free Clinic will resume normal operations.

Please call “211” (1-877-211-8667) for more information on the COVID-19 Pandemic in Tompkins County, NY.

If you’re exhibiting symptoms of fever, cough, or trouble breathing, please call your primary care provider or Tompkins County Department of Health at (607) 274-6604.