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Healthcare where you least expect it

Forty years ago a group of downtown volunteers setup a medical clinic in the back of a tavern in Pike Place Market. Today it’s evolved into Neighborcare Health at Pike Place Market, a comprehensive clinic and downtown hub for all kinds of patients to access comprehensive healthcare, especially those who are uninsured, low-income and homeless. Their outreach teams go into low-income housing buildings and homeless encampments and are able to handle everything from managing diabetes to addressing the opioid crisis.

All told, clinic staff at the Market managed 29,793 healthcare visits throughout downtown Seattle.