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SC Mission 2012

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The SCOPA will be providing comprehensive eye examinations again this year and we need your help!

Get Involved!

SC Mission 2012 Midlands is a two-day event that will provide free health care services including medical, dental and eye care to patients in our community who are uninsured or underserved. Importantly, the event will also connect these patients to a medical home.

We are recruiting at least 50 SCOPA members to volunteer their time and talents over the course of the two-day event. Shifts will range from 4 to 5 hours. All volunteers must register in advance. Click here or go to www.uway.org/volunteer and click on SC Mission 2012.

When and Where?

SC State Fairgrounds

1200 Rosewood Dr. Columbia

Friday, August 17

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 18

6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Important Facts about SC Mission:

• SC Mission 2012 Midlands is designed for adults, age 17 and older.

• The State Fairgrounds parking lot will open for patients the first morning of the event. Patients will not be allowed to park in the lot overnight.

• Patients should arrive at the State Fairgrounds prepared to wait in line outside for services. The weather will be hot. We recommend that patients plan accordingly, bringing water and possibly a tailgating chair, while also keeping in mind that it will be their responsibility to carry and keep those items during the event.

• Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Services will close when we reach a maximum capacity for the event. Patients should prioritize which of the three services they want to receive and should be advised that they may not be able to receive all three services provided at the event.

• Prescriptions will be provided when necessary, but no narcotics will be available on site.

• Patients will receive information about follow-up care in their community.