Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Fauquier Free Clinic (FFC) located?

35 Rock Pointe Lane, Warrenton VA 20186. The Medical Clinic is on the first floor, the Dental Clinic is on the second floor.

Our clinic in Rappahannock County is located in the Rappahannock Health Department in Washington. 491-A Main Street, Washington, VA 22747

What services does the Free Clinic offer?

The Free Clinic works like a primary care doctor’s office: a place to go when you have an earache or to manage your high blood pressure, when you have the flu or need to check your diabetes. We help people stay healthy so that problems don’t escalate into emergencies.

The Free Clinic also offers Mental Health services on a limited basis by referral from one of the clinic doctors.

Our dental clinic does preventive and emergency care, fillings, extractions and cleanings.

Can I be seen at the Fauquier Free Clinic?

If you are an UNINSURED RESIDENT of Fauquier or Rappahannock County and you meet our financial eligibility threshold you can be seen at the Medical and Dental Clinics. You must provide proof of residency such as a driver’s license, current utility bill, voter registration card or a rental lease. Your proof of residency must have a PHYSICAL address on it not a PO Box.   Children on Medicaid and adults on Medicare can be seen at the Dental Clinic as long as they meet our other eligibility criteria.

When are you open?

The Medical Clinic is open for appointments on Tuesday & Wednesday from 9:00 – 4:00 and Thursday from 12:30 – 4:00 and again at 5:00 till closing for the evening Walk-In  Clinic.

The Dental Clinic is open Tuesday & Thursday from 8:00 – 5:00 and Thursday Evening from 5:00 till closing.

The Rappahannock Clinic is open the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5:00.

 Do I need an appointment?

You will need an appointment to be seen at the Medical clinic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday afternoon. Call (540) 347 – 0394 and press Option 1 during Office hours above to schedule an appointment.

Wait time for appointments can be up to 3 weeks so if you need to be seen quickly come to our weekly Thursday evening Walk-In clinic or call at 9:00 am Tuesday and Wednesday mornings to see if there is a cancellation or a SAME DAY appointment available.

Patients are encouraged to PRE-REGISTER for our Thursday evening WALK-IN clinic between 12:30 and 1:00 on Thursday afternoon to ensure that they will be seen that evening. A small number of patients, in addition to those on our Pre-Registration list, are seen but it is not always guaranteed. If you choose to walk-in without pre-registering, registration begins at 5:00 and ends at 5:30.

The Dental Clinic is open to both Walk-Ins and Appointments on Tuesday & Thursday for children and adults and Thursday evenings for adult Walk-Ins only. Appointments are encouraged. Call (540) 347 – 0394 and press Option 2 to leave a message for the Dental Clinic. Calls will be returned as soon as possible.

No appointments are necessary at the Rappahannock Clinic.

If you are very ill and a timely appointment cannot be made on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, we strongly suggest you go to the Fauquier Hospital Emergency Room.

How much does an appointment at the Free Clinic cost?

Patients who qualify for Free Clinic care are seen at no charge. Donations of $2.00 per prescription are suggested.

What do I need to bring with me for my first appointment?

Patients must provide proof that they live in either Fauquier or Rappahannock County. Bring a drivers license, current utility bill, voter registration card or a rental lease with your PHYSICAL address on it. ID’s with PO Boxes are not accepted. You MUST have proof of your residency or you will not be seen.

Please bring any information about your income, including, if applicable, one month of your current pay stubs, the first two pages of your Federal 1040 or 1040EZ tax returns, disability, food stamp and social security benefit statements. If you receive income through a direct deposit please bring a current bank statement showing the direct deposit. More detailed information is available on the Patient Information page.

If you have them, please bring any medical information that you may have, such as current medications, prescription records or doctor’s notes.

What are the Fauquier Free Clinic income requirements?

Patients are screened for their financial eligibility on a case by case basis when they arrive for their appointment. Income is based on take home pay (after taxes) if you’re working. If you’re not working, other proof of income sources such as food stamps, social security, disability, etc. are required. If you work for cash, other requirements apply. Income eligibility is also based on family size. Income for the majority of our patients falls within 200% of the Federal poverty level.

If you are married we will need income information for both the patient and spouse. For children, documents for the parent living with the child are required.

What sort of Dental services are offered?

The Fauquier Free Dental Clinic offers Examinations, X-Rays, Extractions, Fillings and Cleanings for children and adults. It also provides limited Oral Surgery and occasional assistance in obtaining dentures.

Can I get birth control? How about a pregnancy test? School physical and immunization? STD test? Maternity care?

The Free Clinic does not provide these services. If you need a school physical, immunizations, maternity care, pregnancy test, HIV or TB testing, please contact the Health Department at (540) 347–6400 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Can I get a Flu Shot?

Yes, if you are currently eligible as a patient at the Clinic. Please call to check availability. No appointment necessary.

I have a terrible toothache. What can I do?

First of all contact the Dental Clinic at (540) 347 – 0394 and press Option 2 for an appointment or come to the clinic on Tuesdays or Thursdays. If you cannot get to the Dental Clinic, a doctor can sometimes help you by treating an infection or advising about pain management. Give us a call or visit an urgent care center or emergency room.

How will I hear about my x-ray or lab work?

Results from tests ordered by our doctors are usually sent to the clinic within a few days. Once our doctor reviews your results you may receive a phone call with an update. If we cannot reach you by phone we will mail you a letter. If you are wondering about a test and you haven’t heard something please give us a call (540) 347 – 0394 during office hours and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Can the Clinic help me with my prescriptions and medications?

In most cases, if the patient’s eligibility is up to date, the Clinic can help provide medications and refills. Most prescriptions can be filled at the Clinic or the local Wal-Mart and Remington Drug for no charge.  No medications can be given without up to date eligibility. Additional financial information may be required.

Will the clinic refer me to a specialist if I need one and what will it cost?

Our physicians will refer you to specialists as needed. While many of our specialist visits are free of charge, the patient is responsible for contacting the specialist’s office before their appointment to see if there will be a charge. Many lab and radiology services are donated by Fauquier Hospital to patients referred by the Clinic. No referrals can be given to a patient without up to date eligibility.

Once I qualify and my eligibility is up-to-date, can I get a copy of my medical records if I need them?

Yes, you must come in during office hours and complete a medical records permission form and request what information is needed. Once the form is completed, you may pick up the records within 2 weeks of your initial request.

Do you accept donations?

Yes! We are a charity program and we rely on donations. Visit our donations page if you can give.

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