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.
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
- Nutrition/Diabetic Education
- Lab and X ray services
- HIV testing
- Vitamin D testing
- Social services such as:
- assistance with applications for food stamps
- Facilitating access to food banks
- Facilitating access to other community agencies.
- Facilitating referrals to specialty providers.
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.
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.