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Community Support during COVID-19

Dryden Community Food Distribution

In addition to distributing food twice a week at GIAC, Food Bank of the Southern Tier will hold a drive-thru Community Food Distribution from 10am-12pm, Thursday, May 21 at Tompkins Cortland Community College, 170 North St, Dryden.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Registration will open on Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 from 8-4.

People can register online at the link below or by calling 1-833-432-3663. This distribution will feature an abundance of perishable items, including recent donations from Nourish NY. This is a drive-thru to limit person-to-person contact so you must be in a vehicle. Limited deliveries will also be available.

New Downtown Food Pantry

FREE food to our community every Tuesday and Thursday! Cornell University, Greater Ithaca Activities Center , and Food Bank of the Southern Tier have partnered to create a new downtown food pantry.

“Beginning Tuesday, March 31st from 1-4pm, and continuing each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, Cornell staff will be giving out boxes of food staples as well as frozen items at GIAC’s basketball court. They hope to provide food packages, each containing a three-day supply for a family of four, to 200 families on Tuesday and another 200 families on Thursday.”

GIAC is located at 301 West Court Street in Downtown Ithaca.

Read more from the article to learn more about this awesome partnership!

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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.

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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.

Due to COVID-19, the Food Pharmacy Service has been suspended.

We understand our community is still in need, so we have partnered with Mutual Aid Tompkins to provide a Food Sharing Cabinet in the front of our building.

Please take food as needed or donate if you are able.

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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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In celebration of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), the New York City Cancer Collaborative — with support from the New York State Smokers' Quitline and NYC Treats Tobacco — presents NYC No Tobacco Week 2020 beginning June 1.

A series of free online evening webinars and variety of online resources in multiple languages will be available to help tobacco users quit smoking and educate healthcare professionals about tobacco use and lung cancer risk.  Read more here on our blog.

 

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.