Free and charitable clinics face wave of uninsured patients with limited funding to treat them

Another wave yet to crest in the succession of blows the state is sustaining in the fight against Covid-19 is a surge in the number of uninsured residents.   Unemployment is soaring due to hundreds of thousands of layoffs resulting from the economic shutdown. So, too, are the numbers of the state’s residents without health insurance.  Prior to the pandemic, unemployment hovered at about 3.6 percent and the number of N.C’s uninsured measured at about 1.3 million.  According to the Health…
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