Volunteers needed for September Remote Area Medical Clinic

RUTLEDGE, Tenn. (June 21, 2022) – Remote Area Medical – RAM® – a major nonprofit provider of pop-up
clinics delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need – is seeking volunteer medical,
dental and vision professionals and general support staff for its Sept. 17-18 clinic. The two-day clinic is to be
held at Rutledge Middle School, located at 140 Pioneer Dr., Rutledge, TN 37861.
RAM is also in need of general support volunteers to help set-up and take-down, as well as overnight parking
staff to greet patients. Interpreters can also volunteer to aid patients through the process, either in the parking
lot or during clinic operations. If you or your organization would like to volunteer your time to help provide free
healthcare services to the Rutledge, Tenn. community, please visit our website at www.ramusa.org or call us at
865-579-1530.

Additional Information:
• All RAM services are free, and no ID is required. Free dental, vision and medical services will be
provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Services available at the RAM free clinic include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions,
dental X-rays, eye exams, glaucoma testing, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site,
women’s health exams and general medical exams. Free, take-home colon cancer screening test kits
will also be available.
• About Remote Area Medical: RAM is a major nonprofit organization that operates pop-up clinics
delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical services to individuals in need who do not have
access to, or cannot afford, a doctor. Founded in 1985, RAM has treated more than 888,000 individuals
with $181.5 million worth of free healthcare and veterinary services. Since its foundation, nearly
183,000 volunteers – made up of licensed dental, vision, medical and veterinary professionals, as well
as general support staff – have supported RAM’s mission.