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We carry the flag forward to meet the changing health needs of the community.

Health Brigade–formerly FAN FREE CLINIC– carries on a 50 year legacy as Virginia’s oldest FREE and CHARITABLE clinic offering a growing array of medical, mental health, community outreach and care coordination services for low-income and uninsured persons.


Health Brigade is known as a safe place to seek care for those who need it the most. We are committed to serving the most marginalized populations in the community–not only those with few resources, but also those most oppressed and stigmatized.

N A F C seal 2021Health Brigade earned a 2021 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Quality Standards Program.

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Congratulations Karen A. Legato

Congratulations to Karen Legato, 2022 Outstanding Women Awards honoree in Nonprofit Leadership category! Karen is the executive director of Health Brigade, Virginia’s oldest free clinic. She has served in the nonprofit sector for 30 years focused on seeking and promoting human health and welfare, especially for persons disadvantaged and marginalized. Her roles have ranged from […]

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