NASHVILLE, TN — Ascension Saint Thomas is excited to announce the highly anticipated return of its Medical Mission at Home events after a hiatus due to the pandemic. This event is Saturday, April 29 from 8 am-2 pm at the Nashville Fairgrounds at 625 Smith Avenue. Patient parking will be available at the Nashville Fairgrounds Expo Center. Once drivers arrive at the entrance off of Nolensville Pike, they should follow the Medical Mission at Home parking signs. Additionally, Metro WeGo buses will be offering free bus fare to the Medical Mission. Bus riders should tell their drivers that they are going to the Ascension Saint Thomas Medical Mission at the Nashville Fairgrounds Expo Center.

Residents of Davidson and surrounding counties are invited to the Nashville Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 29, to receive select free medical, dental, behavioral health, and vision care services from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Select prescriptions will be provided at no cost.

No insurance or payment is required and language interpreters will be available. The first 200 registrants will have the opportunity to request specific time slots, while all others will receive care on a first come-first served basis. 

The Ascension Saint Thomas Medical Mission at Home is a partnership with various community organizations to provide free screenings and care for the uninsured and underinsured. Medical Mission at Home events have served more than 25,000 Tennesseans since 2008. 

The following services will be available: medical care, health screenings, behavioral health services, dental care and oral hygiene services, follow-up appointments and referrals, prescriptions at no cost, vision services, hearing screenings, foot washing, and spiritual care.

Event volunteers include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, chaplains and other members of the Ascension Saint Thomas community. Participating organizations include Catholic Charities of TN, Conexión, Hispanic Family Foundation, Hope Smiles, Kroger, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Metro Nashville Public Health Department, Metropolitan Social Services, New Beginnings, One Generation, Premier Radiology, Results Physiotherapy, Room in the Inn, Siloam, Soles4Souls, Tennessee Family and Children’s Services, Tennessee Health Care Campaign, and Tennessee Justice Center.