AmeriCares and SC Johnson Protect Against Zika in the U.S.
Stamford, Conn. – July 25, 2016 – AmeriCares will provide 300,000 cans of OFF!® aerosol repellent to protect low-income and uninsured families from mosquitoes that could be carrying the Zika virus this summer. AmeriCares will deliver the repellent, donated by SC Johnson, free of charge to clinics, health departments and nonprofit partners in the southern United States and Puerto Rico.
AmeriCares Responds to West Virginia Flood Disaster
AmeriCares is sending medicine, first aid supplies and safe drinking water for families affected by historic flooding in West Virginia, the worst in a century in some parts of the state.
Helping Families Displaced by Texas Flooding
As severe weather continues to affect large areas of the U.S., AmeriCares is rushing emergency kits and bottled water to families displaced by widespread flooding in Texas.
Planning and Preparation Crucial to Hurricane Response
AmeriCares is fully prepared for another hurricane season so that crucial medicines and relief supplies are in the hands of response partners and survivors as quickly as possible.
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Support AmeriCares and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. in a New Program Aimed at Treating Patients Co-infected with Hepatitis C and HIV
(Boston, MA, April 13, 2016) – The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) and AmeriCares, with the aid of a multi-year product-donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb, have initiated a first-of-its-kind program in Africa and Asia aimed at curing hepatitis C (HCV) among patients co-infected with HCV and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to immediately begin providing enough of the HCV medicine Daklinza (daclatasvir) to treat 10,000 patients.
AmeriCares and Nestlé Send Water to Flint
Stamford, Conn. – Jan. 28, 2016 – AmeriCares and Nestlé Waters North America are delivering bottled water to Flint, Michigan, where the tap water is tainted with lead.
AmeriCares Announces Major Donation to Help Americans with Thyroid Disease
Stamford, Conn. – Jan. 25, 2016 – AmeriCares is helping thousands of Americans with thyroid disease thanks to a major medication donation in recognition of Thyroid Awareness Month.
Close Joins AmeriCares Board of Directors
Stamford, Conn. –Dec. 14, 2015 – AmeriCares is pleased to announce Dr. Katy Close has been elected to the AmeriCares Board of Directors. A board-certified internist specializing in medical care for the underserved, Dr. Close practices at the AmeriCares Free Clinics in Connecticut, providing primary care services to low-income patients without health insurance.
Free Clinic Transforms Life of Asthma Patient and Family
An asthma patient finds treatment at AmeriCares mobile free clinic in Stamford CT. Access to care transforms life for the patient and his family.
AmeriCares Survey: Free and Charitable Clinics Adapt Models in Affordable Care Act Era
Free and charitable clinics that serve over 2 million patients in the U.S. are adapting their operational model in innovative ways to accommodate declining resources under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new AmeriCares study.
New Flu Shot Campaign for Uninsured Americans
Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 15, 2015 – Uninsured Americans in seven states will have the opportunity to receive flu shots at no cost this fall thanks to a new collaboration between AmeriCares and Walgreens.
Responding to Historic South Carolina Flooding
AmeriCares is rushing emergency medicine and relief supplies to South Carolina for families affected by the historic flooding. The shipments are headed to three free clinics in the state serving uninsured and low-income families
AmeriCares Responds to Historic South Carolina Flooding
Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 7, 2015 – AmeriCares is rushing emergency medicine and relief supplies to South Carolina for families affected by the historic flooding.
Tony Goldwyn Takes the Stage at AmeriCares Airlift Benefit
Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 6, 2015 – The AmeriCares Airlift Benefit on Oct. 3, 2015, raised a record $2.6 million for the emergency response and global health organization’s work in more than 90 countries.
AmeriCares to Launch New Program for U.S. Patients with Mental Illness
Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 28, 2015 – AmeriCares will expand access to care for low-income patients living with mental illness by donating medications to community mental health centers across the U.S.