Salt Wagon Clinic @ Meharry

Salt Wagon Clinic @ Meharry

Free Health Clinic in Nashville General Hospital

We offer these free services:

  • Free primary care visits with a physician
  • Prescription medications and/or refills at no cost, for patients in need
  • Diabetes and glucose testing
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Vision tests
  • Blood tests (including sickle cell testing)

First time visiting?

The Salt Wagon Clinic is on the second floor of the Pediatric Clinic in Nashville General Hospital. When entering Nashville General Hospital through the front, the Pediatric Clinic is to the right of the lobby, past the registration desks. When you walk into the clinic, make a left turn and take the elevator on your right.

When you arrive, please wear a mask, bring a personal identification (driver’s license or state ID), and a form of insurance, IF you have them, to the front desk.

We welcome walk-ins, however, patients with appointments will be seen first.

Hours: Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Walk-ins are welcome, but patients with appointments will be seen first.

(615) 378-7585

1818 Albion Street
Nashville, TN 37208

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Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on free community health care events and clinic updates. 

Patient safety is our top priority.

We are practicing social distancing, wearing masks and checking temperatures. Please do not come if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

Medications

Medications that can be provided at the time of visit include treatments for:

  • Hypertension (lisinopril, losartan, metoprolol, hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine)
  • Arthritis (methotrexate, indomethacin, meloxicam, azathioprine)
  • High cholesterol (atorvastatin)
  • Asthma/COPD (albuterol)
  • Hypothyroidism (levothyroxine)
  • Diabetes (non-insulin, glucose-lowering agents, like metformin and glipizide)

When to call 911

  • Uncontrollable bleeding
  • Breathing problems, choking or chest pain
  • Unusual behavior, confusion, fainting or loss of consciousness
  • Severe vomiting or vomiting blood
  • Feeling of committing suicide or murder
  • Head, neck or spine injury
  • Motor vehicle accident, burns or smoke inhalation, near drowning, deep or large wound
  • Swallowing a poisonous substance
  • Sudden pain or an allergic reaction

Our mission

The Salt Wagon Clinic’s mission is to address health care disparities within our community by providing free, high-quality care to Nashville’s underserved populations.

Our Story

Salt Wagon Clinic at Meharry is a student-run, free clinic with faculty physicians at Meharry Medical College. We were founded by Meharry students and the United Neighborhoods Health Services clinic network.

Community Events

The Salt Wagon Clinic also offers free health care services and information through events held in the Nashville community. Learn more about upcoming events by following the Salt Wagon Clinic on Instagram and Facebook.

Interested in volunteering?

Email us at saltwagonclinic@gmail.com for more information or access to the volunteer scheduler.

Community Partners