Farm Worker Health Program


Farm Worker Health Program at BJHCHS

The Farm Worker Health Program at Leroy Brown Medical Center on St. Helena Island is a federally funded program that provides medical, dental and social services to the migrant and seasonal farm worker population in the Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties.

Program Services:
The scope of services is based on individual and farmer assessments carried out by our staff of qualified and culturally sensitive professionals.
  • Medical services
  • Dental services
  • Nutrition services
  • Pharmacy
  • Nutrition/Diabetic Education
  • WIC
  • Lab and X ray services
  • HIV testing
  • Vitamin D testing
  • Social services such as:
    • assistance with applications for food stamps
    • Medicaid
    • Facilitating access to food banks
    • Facilitating access to other community agencies.
  • Facilitating referrals to specialty providers.
  • Interpreters
  • Transportation

The Program also offers a night clinic from June 1st until around July 15th.  The night clinic is held during the tomato and watermelon-picking season.

The clinic opens at 7 PM, Monday through Thursday, and remains open until the last patient is seen. We are now open on Saturdays, from 9:00AM to 2:00PM

An outreach team coordinates health education and visits the labor camps.

Staff:
Outreach Coordinator:   Mari Valentin Donaghy
Transportation Director:  Joel Mallet
For more information, please contact The Leroy Brown Medical Center at 843-838-2086 extension 236.

Night Clinic

Night Clinic – Spanish

Night Clinic – French