MERCI Clinic

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Patient phone: 252-633-1599

Business phone: 252-633-1599

Fax number: 252-634-9889


1315 Tatum Drive
New Bern, NC 28560

County (or Counties) served:

Craven, Jones, Pamlico


Services available

  • Primary care
  • Limited dental
  • Pharmacy
  • Specialties (orthopedics, women’s health, behavioral health, diabetes education and management, pulmonary clinic)

Days and hours of operation:

  • Primary Care
    Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (or last patient seen)
    Wednesday, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Dental
    MERCI patients only who have been active, eligible patient for at least one year, as available
  • Orthopedics
    (Referral only) 3rd Wednesday morning
  • Pulmonary
    Wednesday afternoon
  • Women’s health
    (Referral only) two times a month when provider available
  • Behavioral health
    Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Pharmacy
    Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – noon and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, 2 – 5 p.m.

Eligibility guidelines:

  • Resident Craven, Jones or Pamlico County
  • 200% or below of the Federal Poverty Level
  • 18-64 years of age
  • No health insurance including Medicaid, Medicare or VA benefits

Walk-ins accepted?



No fees, donations of any level accepted

Bilingual staff?

Spanish translators are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Access to Karen and Arabic speakers with advance notice

Other notes:

Must register and become patient first (walk in for registration during primary care clinic hours); cannot see patient on day of registration. Wait time for first appointment can be as long as six-eight weeks; cannot fill medications until patient has been seen by MERCI Clinic doctor.


Beth Cooper
Executive Director

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