I tried all the orginizations I can think of. I haven't tried the health dept. I am in zip 95125. Some of the meds I take are:
As you can see, I take quite a few meds.
Thank you and I am fine with generics.
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There are several Health Department clinics within your area, several that are under 3 miles from your zip code. You can see them here: http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx (you may have to add your zip code again to bring up the locations) This is what these centers provide to those that are uninsured: “HRSA health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income. Health centers provide
checkups when you're well
treatment when you're sick
complete care when you're pregnant
immunizations and checkups for your children
dental care and prescription drugs for your family
mental health and substance abuse care if you need it”
One of the closest ones to you, the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, will help you apply for financial assistance ( “If you do not have medical insurance, we can help you apply for a financial assistance program.”) You are eligible because you live in that county.
See this page for the actual application process:
So you do appear to have a strong health department network in your state and area.
Now, one thing you should realize, is that unlike a private doctor's office, the waiting room area's may not be 'impressive' (the furniture used, rather than brand new, etc). Also, you will be waiting for your appointment with people from all walks of life. But, you can be assured that the health care providers are top notch. They are often affiliated with the local medical/nursing schools and thus are up to date on new treatments. So the care can actually be as good or even better than you might find in a private clinic.
Because you have these health services available in your area, I don't think it will be necessary to look up all your medication manufacturer discount programs.
Please do reply though if you do want further information or have questions about any of this. I'll be standing by and will continue to discuss this with you until you are satisfied with your answer.