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Wilkes Community Resources: Medical Assistance

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission - Care Connection and Prescription Assistance

Helps clients on a one time basis situation up to $100.

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission 

710 Veterans Dr.

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Phone: 336-667-7174

Emergency Assistance

Care Connection Pharmacy Cards Phone: (336) 903-2066

Healthcare Management for At-Risk Children

Offers care management services for children with special healthcare needs who require extra support. Offers medical support, health education, and information and referrals to other community resources.

306 College Street

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone: 336-651-7450

Care Coordination for Children

Wilkes Pregnancy Care Center

A non-profit, non-denominational, non-political organization committed to providing care, compassion, information, and support to anyone facing pregnancy - whether planned or unplanned. Offers free pregnancy tests and pregnancy support services to anyone in need.

301 8th Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Phone: 336-838-9272

24/7 Hotline: (800) 712-4375

Wilkes Pregnancy Care Center en Espanol

Boomer Medical Center

Medical assistance to persons with or without medical insurance. Low income families can apply for the Medical Access Plan "MAP". Family medicine, physicals (wellness, sports, CDLs, gynecology), well-child visits, minor procedures, same-day sick visits.

Hugh Chatham Health Family Medicine - Boomer

156 Boomer Community Center Rd.

Boomer, NC 28606

Phone: 336-921-2273

Foothills Free Medical Clinic

Non profit free medical clinic for uninsured Wilkes County residents.

1207 Central St Suite #7

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone: 336-667-3191

Foothills Free Med Clinic

MESH (Mobile Expanded School Health)- WCHD info

A mobile medical unit that comes to the high schools Monday through Friday. MESH makes it convenient to provide care to the students while at school, therefore decreasing the amount of time that students are out of the classroom. MESH is staffed by a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Nurse every day. MESH also offers mental health services to students. MESH coordinates with school nurses to be at the schools on opposite days. MESH provides minor illness/injury assessment and treatment, sports physicals, and certain immunizations and laboratory tests. There are over-the -counter medications on the MESH unit for symptom relief, and prescriptions can be written. All services on MESH are free to students except sports physicals, which cost $15. MESH does bill Medicaid, Health Choice, and some insurances. MESH is for students regardless of insurance status.

306 College Street

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone: 336-957-7043 

MESH (Mobile Expanded School Health)

Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic and Mobile Dental Clinic

Dental services to children and adults, by appointment, on Medicaid and Health Choice. For patients without insurance, a sliding scale is used.

1915 West Park Drive, Suite 104

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone: (336) 903-9399

Fax: (336) 903 - 0464 

Mobile Clinic: (336) 903-7303

Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic En Espanol

Care Connection Pharmacy-WRMC

Designed to help those who cannot afford their medication based on the client's ability to pay. BROC, D.S.S. can issue cards to those who qualify. Enables uninsured clients to purchase maintenance medication as at reduced cost that is based on their income. Provides temporary prescription assistance during waiting periods.

Care Connection Pharmacy

110 Jefferson St, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Phone: (336) 667-3259

Healthcare Connection - Wilkes Health

This service is for people who are uninsured and need assistance. HealthCare Connection is an integrated system working with private and public physicians, Wilkes Regional Medical Center, and the Wilkes County Health Department to provide access care to low-income, uninsured citizens of Wilkes County. The program provides preventive, primary and specialty care, and low-cost pharmaceuticals. HealthCare Connection is not a health insurance plan, it is however a way to help our uninsured community members stabilize their health. To find out if you can receive assistance or how you can help, please call 336- 651-7450.

Wilkes Regional Medical Center:


1370 W D St.

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Wilkes County Health Department:

306 College St.

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone: 336-651-4750


Phone 336-651-7813

HealthCare Connection

Wilkes County Health Department

North Carolina Health Choice Insurance

The NCHC Health Insurance program for Children is a comprehensive health coverage program for low-income children. The goal of the NCH Program is to reduce the number of uninsured children in the State. If you family makes too much money to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to afford private or employer-sponsored health insurance, your child (ren) may qualify for NCHC. (Family Resources, abuse/Neglect Services, Counseling Services, COVID-19 Resources for Families, Crisis Intervention/Assistance Services, Housing Services, Medical and Dental Services.) A DSS caseworker will help determine eligibility for Medicaid or NC Health Choice. Eligibility, which depends on age, health needs, income and resources. 


304 College St.


Wilkesboro, NC 28697