St. Peter Community Free Clinic
The St. Peter Community Free clinic is a free clinic serving people from the St. Peter area who are uninsured or who live at less than 250% of the Federal Poverty level and cannot afford health care premiums.
The mission of the St. Peter Community Free Clinic is to improve overall health of the St. Peter area by providing basic primary health care, mental health care, and general health education to the people we serve.
The St. Peter Community Free Clinic opened on May 16, 2019, after study and engagement with community partners including the St. Peter Area Food Shelf. We collaborate with the Mayo Clinic Mankato Family Medicine Residency Program to provide resident physician staffing in addition to volunteer physicians.
The St. Peter Community Free Clinic is open every Thursday evening from 5-8 pm. The clinic offers appointments and also sees patients on a walk in basis.
To be eligible for services at St. Peter Community Free Clinic patients must:
- Be uninsured
- Have annual income at or below 250% of the Federal poverty level
- Live in the general St. Peter area
Physician specialties needed: Family Medicine. The St. Peter Community Free Clinic also utilizes MD and DO volunteers who are willing see assigned patients and precept resident physicians and medical students who work at the clinic.
Tuesday evenings, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Regular shifts could be scheduled, monthly, or even quarterly, and could begin as late as 6:00 p.m.
201 South 3rd Street St. Peter, MN 56082
Thursday evenings, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Physician Volunteer Requirements
All volunteering physicians must hold a current Minnesota license in good standing. Malpractice coverage can be obtained through state and federal programs.
Volunteer physicians operate completely from a paper chart. Physicians may either hand-write or dictate notes, which can be entered into the medical record by a qualified transcriptionist.
Carolyn Stelter, MD
Medical Coordinator, St. Peter Community Free Clinic