Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
The UMass Memorial Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides preventive medical and dental services to people without health or dental insurance on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 different community sites. In addition to providing on-the-spot medical care, the staff works to connect children and their families to primary care physicians and other providers, as well as help them enroll in appropriate insurance programs. See our 2016 schedule.
Complete with medical and dental exam rooms and a lab, the mobile unit is staffed with:
- Nurse practitioners
- Community outreach workers
- Dental hygienist
Medical: Physical exams for children, adolescents and adults, sports physicals, immunizations, lab tests, blood pressure tests, health education, vision referrals, hearing tests and care for serious or ongoing illnesses
Dental: Dental health care, sealants, dental cleaning
Our Community Support
Through the generosity of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England, Inc., as well as the UMass Memorial Neonatal Fund, Verizon Wireless, Greater Worcester Community Foundation, The Albert Rice Foundation, Fallon OrNda and individual donors, UMass Memorial Medical Center launched the nation's first Ronald McDonald Mobile Care Unit during summer 2000.