Wellness

Personal health is the cornerstone to well being and at Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach we believe in treating the whole person. Residents of James, Johns, and Wadmalaw Islands who lack insurance or the means to pay can take advantage of our services.  Emergency dental clinic is for all Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester County residents who have no insurance. Call 843-559-4493 for more information. These are some of the programs we offer:

  • Dental Services (Mon-Thurs) by appointment and (Tuesday) Walk-in Emergency Clinic, registration starts at 3pm and only ten patients will be accepted.

  • Women's Health Services (Mondays by appointment) - pre-natal and gynecological

  • Health Education

  • Walk with Ease

  • Prenatal Care

  • Yoga Classes

  • Quilting Lives

  • Neighborhood House Wellness Program - blood pressure screening, diabetes screening, Q&A (Third Thursday of each month)

  • Dental Screenings at Neighborhood House with follow-up (quarterly)

 We have partnered with Roper St. Francis since 2011 to provide free OBGYN Care to the women of James, Johns,
and Wadmalaw Island. 

We have 37 volunteer dentists who give their time at our state of the art dental clinic. 

Client Profile

Mrs. Gonzales came to the Wellness Center to see our OB/GYN doctor.  She had been suffering from some pretty debilitating health issues for a long time. She was immediately referred to the hospital and admitted. If she had not been able to access a doctor she would not be with us today. She credits our OB/GYN  doctor with saving her life.  

Wellness Staff

Jakki Jefferson 

-Wellness Center Coordinator

Dr. John Howard 

-Director of Dental Services

Olga Hahn

-Dental Assistant

Ann Martinez

-Office Support Staff

Theresa Vanderhorst

-Dental Assistant

Sue Verville

-OB/GYN Office Assistant

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