Founded in 2020 by Greene County Public Health, Healthy Rides is a program that provides non-emergency transportation for Greene County residents to and from medical appointments at Greene County Medical Center or McFarland Clinic in Jefferson at no cost.
Who can get a ride?
Greene County residents 18 years old and above are able receive a non-emergency ride from Healthy Rides. Individuals must be able to walk to and from the vehicle independently.
How do I schedule a ride?
Greene County residents can schedule a ride through Healthy Rides by calling Greene County Public Health at 515-386-3228. Patients can be picked up between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. If an appointment is rescheduled or cancelled please call 48 hours in advance.
Where will Healthy Rides take me?
Healthy Rides will provide transportation for Greene County residents to and from their home to Greene County Medical Center or the McFarland Clinic in Jefferson.
Does this program cost anything?
Donations are accepted. Healthy Rides is a free service to Greene County residents provided through a vehicle grant from Grow Greene County. This service receives Elderbridge Agency on Aging funds and support from the Greene County Medical Center Foundation.
Who drives the vehicle for Healthy Rides?
Healthy Rides drivers are all Medical Reserve Corps volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering please visit their website. Call Greene County Public Health at 515-386-3228 for more information or assistance with Medical Reserve Corps registration. All volunteers will be screened and training will be provided.