Entries by akoehler

COVID-19 Position Statement

On August 19, 2021, the LVIM Board of Trustees officially adopted the LVIM COVID-19 Position Statement. In summary, it states: In response to COVID-19, LVIM remains focused on maintaining operations, stewarding resources, and continuing to live up to our mission to provide high-quality, compassionate, free healthcare to the working uninsured of Polk County, FL.  At LVIM, […]

Quit Your Way!

Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. Finding help should be! LVIM and Tobacco Free Florida have teamed up to bring you QUIT YOUR WAY smoking cessation classes. For details and registration information, please scan or click the QR code in the flyer above. To jump straight to registration, please click here.

World Health Day

by Will Michell The World Health Organization (WHO) created World Health Day in 1948 to bring awareness to a concerning area of public health each year.  This year the WHO has chosen health inequalities as its main area of concern.  This is an issue that has worsened since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Health […]

National Doctors Day

The hard work and dedication demonstrated by the doctors at LVIM has always been appreciated and always will be. Today, March 30th gives us a chance to express how much these volunteers have made a difference for those in need. It is National Doctors’ Day! The first formal celebration of doctors dates back to March […]

Virtual Hat Contest

It’s time to dust off your Derby hats or make a new hat and join us in April for our first ever Virtual Hat Contest! Swan Derby may be rescheduled for October 15th, but we are still going to have some fun in April!  We will be having a Virtual Hat Contest on Instagram throughout […]

National Kidney Month

What Can You DO? Improving Kidney Health Through Diet and Exercise by Will Mitchell Did you know that March is National Kidney Month?  According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, it a time to raise awareness about kidney disease.  What better way to raise awareness than to discuss ways to […]

National Nutrition Month

by Caroline Benitez In honor of National Nutrition Month, make a plan to shop local when stocking your fridge. Thinking outside the grocery store and shopping at a farmers market or produce stand is a great way to support growers and small businesses in your community. Plus, you’ll get your pick of the best in-season […]

Celebrating 20 Years!

February marks LVIM’s 20th anniversary of providing FREE, high-quality, and compassionate outpatient medical, dental and mental healthcare to the underserved and indigent, specifically the working uninsured. At LVIM, the treatment is free.  The care is priceless. Help us celebrate our 20 YEARS and join us for a Virtual Travel Auction!  The auction is LIVE and […]