The Columbus Free Clinic

The Columbus Free Clinic

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The Columbus Free Clinic

The Columbus Free Clinic provides both long-term care and urgent care.

  • We see between 25 and 45 patients every Thursday night from 6-10 PM.
  • We serve as both an acute care clinic and a primary care home.
  • In addition, we provide lab services and prescription medications at no cost to the patient.
  • Our social work team is available to speak with every client. We can also connect interested clients with Southeast, Inc for additional counseling and case management.
  • For clients below 200% of the federal poverty line and without insurance, we are also able to provide free and ongoing mental health counseling.
  • Specialist appointments with Orthopedics, Cardiology, and Dermatology specialists are available for return clients. We can also help clients make outside appointments for specialty care.
  • Appointment Sign-up (take appt. in advance for Thursday) online at:

Types of Illness managed by our primary care team:

  •  Check-ups
  • Common colds and flus
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Aches and pains
  • Minor injuries
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throats
  • Headaches
  • Skin conditions
  • Eye irritation and infections
  • Back pain
  • Chronic disease management
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Heartburn
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation


The Columbus Free Clinic has an onsite laboratory that provides the following services:

  • Lipid levels
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • Glucose levels
  • Thyroid tests
  • Inflammatory markers
  • CBC
  • Basic metabolic profiles
  • Urinalysis
  • EKGs

We are also able to obtain free x-rays and ultrasounds through Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. If you have questions about your lab results, please call (614) 404-8417between 5PM and 9PM on Thursdays.


The onsite pharmacy can provide free 30 day supplies of most medications. Our team of pharmacists and pharmacy students will help explain medications and answer any questions that you may have. Some of the common medications in our pharmacy include:

  • Lisinopril
  • HCTZ
  • Amlodipine
  • Glyburide
  • Metformin
  • Prednisone
  • Steroid cream
  • Benadryl
  • Pepcid
  • Simvastatin
  • Ibuprofen
  • Naprosyn
  • Antibiotics
  • Anti-fungal creams


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2231 N High St

Columbus, OH 43201

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