In 2006, the Florence Nightingale Express, the VNA’s mobile medical clinic, was founded as an extension of the Visiting Nurse Foundation. Its creation was prompted by Hurricane Katrina.
The mission of the Florence Nightingale Express is to provide much-needed health care, disease prevention, health promotion and education in the communities we serve.
Since its conception, the Florence Nightingale Express has:
The Florence Nightingale Express runs entirely on donations from the Visiting Nurse Foundation, the VNA’s charitable arm. The mobile medical clinic helps our Foundation continue its mission to provide free health services to those in need.