EPISODE #18 | 9:30 AM, Monday, August 10, 2020
Resources to support those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic
Guest: Reshma Khan, MD, owner of the Shifa Free Clinic
Join the award-winning Reshma Khan, MD, popular radio host Terry Base, and Garcia Williams, executive director of The Medi, for a #COVID19 conversation! Scroll down to listen in below as Dr. Khan talks about resources to support those in need during the pandemic.
Dr. Khan is the founder and executive director of the Shifa Free Clinic in Mount Pleasant, which has been providing compassionate, advanced multi-specialty healthcare and hunger prevention services to the residents of our community who do not have health insurance and have an income level that falls within 250% of the federal poverty level since January 2012.
Dr. Khan completed her OB/GYN residency at Saint Elizabeth hospital in Ohio. Since then has worked in private practice in Indiana, Maryland, and South Carolina.
She is an active participant in various interfaith programs, a popular speaker, and serves on the board of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. She has been named as an Everyday Hero by NBC WCBD News 2 as well as being featured at other times by the media.
She has also been honored both as the Non Profit Leader of 2017 by the Trident United Way and as one of the Ten Trailblazers in South Carolina by the Women's Rights & Empowerment Network, received both the Leadership in Diversity award from the Sisters of Charity Foundation and the YWCA Greater Charleston 2018 #WhatWomenBring award in the healthcare category, and earned both the Dedicated Community Service Award from the Prevent Cancer Foundation and the 2019 Public & Community Service Award by the Atlantic Institute.
Tune in every Monday morning to WJNI 106.3 FM or listen online at www.wjnigospel.com for a new, local conversation about COVID-19 and how it's affecting under-served populations, with information and experts that can't be found anywhere else. Past episodes of MEDI MONDAYS: The Coronavirus Edition can also be found at www.themedi.org/Medi-Mondays-Coronavirus.
Listen to this episode below!
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Helpful resources and info on how COVID-19 is affecting underserved populations
SEARCH FOR LOCAL COVID-19 RESOURCES
Our COVID-19 database of coronavirus resources local to YOU is constantly updated! Click here to put in your ZIP code. On the next page that comes up, type COVID19 in the upper left search bar, and you'll see everything from home prescription delivery in your area to where to get tested for free to a Facebook page for COVID-19 healthcare professionals.
SOUTH CAROLINA CHURCHES
Please link to this page on your website!
Here, your congregation can quickly find updated COVID-19 resources in their areas by entering their ZIP code at www.themedi.org and typing "COVID19" in the upper left search bar on the next page. This is a free service provided by us as part of our mission to help those in need, especially with healthcare.
A shout-out to Morris Street Baptist Church for
linking to us from their home page. Thank you!