Related Links: Reducing Your Health Care Costs

  • Freemedicalcamps.com—If you don’t have health insurance, contact your local hospital or community-based clinic about free or discounted services.
  • Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program—CHIP covers all uninsured children and teens under age 19 who are not eligible for Medical Assistance.
  • RxAssist—All major drug companies offer patient assistance programs to provide free or low-cost drugs to people who are unable to pay for their medications.
  • Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers: These community-owned and operated rural and urban centers provide quality health care that is both affordable and accessible.
  • Free PA Senior Medical Clinics: Free Medical Clinics is a collaborative effort of concerned citizens and health care professionals who recognize the importance of affordable healthcare.
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Facility Directory: A complete listing of VA medical centers and clinics throughout Pennsylvania.
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association Dental Clinic Directory: The PDA is offers information on the availability of low-cost dental care.
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health – Obesity Prevention and Your Health
  • Overweight and Obesity – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Love’em with a Checkup Program: Healthy Baby, (800) 986-2229, provides pregnant women with information about where to get early and regular prenatal care. Healthy Kids, (800) 986-5437, provides parents with information about where to obtain primary health care for their children and information about infant care and breastfeeding.
  • Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC): WIC provides nutrition counseling and a nutritional food package for women and children to supplement their dietary intake during critical stages of growth and development.(800) WIC-WINS
  • Tobacco Prevention and Control: This program provides financial aid to uninsured pregnant women and youth under the age of 18 for participation in department-approved tobacco cessation programs.  (717) 783-6600
  • Immunization Program for Children, Adolescents and Adults:  All recommended childhood immunizations are available for children and adolescents who have no medical homes or resources for payment through a network of public clinic sites. Some are available for adults who have no resources for or access to these immunizations. (717) 783-0572