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Muralist Sharon Kuplack Brings New Vida Campus to Life with Vibrant, Welcoming Artwork

When clients and patients walk into Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services, they are met with warmth, vibrancy, and love, not only from Vida staff and volunteers but also in the newly renovated Vida campus and building itself.   In May 2021, Vida moved to its new location at 720 W. Association Dr., Appleton, more than doubling its space to support its expanded services and to better serve the needs of its growing patient and client base. Thanks to the […] Read More

Vida Earns Gold Rating from National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services has earned a 2021 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program. By self-attesting that the organization has certain policies and procedures in place, Vida is able to highlight its commitment to providing quality care to patients. The mission of the NAFC is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable health care. The NAFC and its members, including Vida, are dedicated to ensuring that patients […] Read More

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services Celebrates Opening of New Campus in Appleton

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services celebrated the grand opening of its new campus at 720 Association Dr., Appleton, Wis., on May 20. The grand opening welcomed more than 300 guests and included a building dedication, building tours, meet and greet with staff and dinner. “We are so thankful for our beautiful new building and campus. It truly exudes the quality of care Vida has always provided,” Vida Executive Director Anne Tretinyak J.D. said. The new campus enables Vida to […] Read More

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services Enhances Clinical Technology, Patient Care with Grant Support

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services recently received grant funding from the Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (WAFCC) through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment to support medical clinic technology upgrades and enhancements at Vida. Vida was able to purchase new laptops and cloud-based clinical software for its nurses and providers with the grant. These upgrades enable Vida nurses and providers to more efficiently provide care to patients, resulting in improved patient care, access to care and health […] Read More

Life Links Spring 2021

Vida’s Life Links Spring 2021 edition provides an update about Vida’s expansion and move, highlights the new location capital campaign and recently launched matching campaign, provides updates about services, and more. Click here to read Vida Spring 2021 Life Links. Read More

Alice Boshoven, MD, Named Medical Director at Vida

Alice Boshoven, MD, was recently named medical director of Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services. As medical director, Boshoven, MD, oversees clinic policies and procedures to ensure Vida medical staff are providing the highest professional standard of care. She also reads the clinic’s ultrasounds, supports the medical team members and provides oversight of the medical aspects of the clinic’s operations. “Since joining Vida as medical director in January, Dr. Boshoven has gone above and beyond to assist Vida’s nurses with […] Read More

Eleven Ways to Support Vida This Season

There are many ways to support the work of Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services in Appleton, the Fox Valley, and across Wisconsin. We rely upon the generosity of donors and our community for us to be able to provide free medical care and parenting and pregnancy support services to thousands of women, men, and children every year. If you’re looking to donate and give back to the community this holiday and Christmas season, here are 11 ideas and ways […] Read More

Vida Provides Essential Services, Support During Ongoing COVID19 Pandemic

Throughout the ongoing, evolving, and challenging COVID19 health pandemic, we’ve remained committed to our mission to empower individuals make healthy life-affirming decisions through education and medical services. We have kept our doors open, grown, and even thrived across all services areas (medical clinic, support services, material support, and youth outreach) even amid the challenging circumstances. Vida is an essential resource, provider, and support to our clients, patients, and the greater Fox Valley community, and this has become all the more […] Read More

LifeLinks Fall 2020

Vida’s Life Links Fall 2020 edition announces Vida’s expansion and move; highlights the recently launched capital campaign; showcases past and upcoming events; provides clinic additions, updates, and donations; and more. Read the Vida LifeLinks Fall 2020.  Read More

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services Purchases New Building, Will Move to Expanded Campus in Spring 2021

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services, a free non-profit medical clinic and support services center based in Appleton, recently purchased a new building and campus to enable the organization to expand its services and serve more people in the Fox Valley and beyond. Vida will move from its current location at 526 Wisconsin Ave., Appleton, to the new campus at 720 Association Dr., Appleton, in spring 2021. For 37 years, Vida (formerly Mother and Unborn Baby Care and WomanKind Medical […] Read More