The Access to Care Task Force (ACTF) advocates to improve and to provide adequate access to health care for uninsured citizens of Wilkes who are at a greater risk of not seeing a physician or not having a yearly routine checkup due to cost.
HealthCare Connection through the Wilkes County Health Department is an integrated system working with the medical community, rural health centers, and the local hospital to provide access to comprehensive healthcare to low-income, uninsured citizens of Wilkes County.
Medical Home for Primary and Preventive Care
Acute active health problems
No access to health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, or Veteran Association benefits.
A Total gross household income at or below 200% federal poverty level
Resident of Wilkes County for at least the past 30 days