CVIM Procedures During the COVID-19 Outbreak

As we remain open to serve our patients during the current Corona Virus (COVID-19) health crisis, we are working diligently to follow recommendations of the CDC and Government officials.  During this especially difficult time, we hope our supporters will continue to do their part by making financial contributions or gift-in-kind donations such as PPE supplies to help your uninsured friends and neighbors of Centre County.

Testing of our patients for Corona Virus is not currently available at CVIM.  The recommendation for people with mild respiratory illness is to remain at home unless they are having difficulty breathing or serious symptoms requiring possible hospitalization.

PATIENTS WHO HAVE HAD A FEVER, COUGH, ANY RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS, HAVE TRAVELED INTERNATIONALLY OR DOMESTICALLY IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, OR HAVE HAD POSSIBLE CONTACT WITH A PERSON WITH CONFIRMED COVID-19, MUST RESCHEDULE ANY CVIM APPOINTMENTS THEY HAVE MADE.


Mission & Vision of Centre Volunteers in Medicine

CVIM Mission: Centre Volunteers in Medicine will serve and advocate the medically underserved living or working in Centre County.

CVIM Vision:  All those who live and work in Centre County will have access to quality health care. 

At Centre Volunteers in Medicine, we value human dignity and access to quality, compassionate health care for all.  We do this in a culturally competent manner, and through our mission and programs help to eliminate the barriers to health equity.


Marathoners for Medicine
February through December 2020

2020 Marathoners for Medicine

Marathoners for Medicine officially became a group in 2010, but runners have been supporting CVIM since we opened our doors in 2003.  Their efforts have raised hundreds of thousands of dollar to support the medically underserved in our community, and we are proud to host this event.

Consider making a donation  to a marathoner team or to an individual runner.


13th Annual Battle of the Minds

Thank you to all who participated in making the 2020 Virtual Battle of the Minds a success! See you in 2021!


 

Centre Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) has recently assumed the responsibilities of the Centre County Breast Cancer Coalition (CCBCC) and services will continue for free mammograms and other screenings for individuals living and working in Centre County.  Our breast care coalition is a collaboration among agencies, organizations and private citizens in the community helping to overcome barriers to obtain effective and affordable breast care services.      Read more---->

 

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As you shop on Amazon throughout the year, you can designate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases be donated to CVIM. Simply enter the Amazon website through the AmazonSmile webpage.

Contact us for more information about other donor opportunities to help provide care for those in your community.


CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS.  Would you like to help change and even save lives? You can make a difference at Centre Volunteers in Medicine.   CVIM is looking for clinical as well as non-clinical volunteers like you!  You can sign up here.

CVIM SPEAKERS would like to come to your organization or group meeting to update you on what is going on with healthcare in our region, contact us for more information.

Our Newsletter, THE CARING CONNECTION, is available electronically.


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