LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 4,200 healthcare professionals and volunteers will operate a no-cost medical and dental clinic in Los Angeles, California on April 27-29, 2016. Over $30 million in free health-related services will be offered to noninsured and underinsured residents of Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event is organized by Your Best Pathway to Health, a service of Adventist-Laymen's Services & Industries (ASI), in partnership with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Adventist Health, Loma Linda University Health and other entities. Your Best Pathway to Health is co-sponsored by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Free on-site services include primary care visits, women's health services including pap smears and mammography, consultation by medical specialists including heart evaluation, as well as gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, rheumatology, infectious disease, general and orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, podiatry services, immunizations, root canals, crowns, fillings, extractions, dental cleaning, pharmacy, eyeglass fittings and examinations, STD screenings, medical massage, physical therapy, x-rays, laboratory services, haircuts, attorney services, financial counseling, chaplaincy services and a free meal.
In an effort to serve as many Los Angeles residents as possible, media outlets are encouraged to alert residents that services will be offered on a first come, first served basis. No insurance and no identification are required. The free clinic runs from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on April 27 & 28, and from 7:00 a.m. – noon on April 29.
No appointment is necessary, other than for major surgical procedures, which require pre-surgery visits. To schedule surgical procedures, patients are asked to call 1-888-447-2849 as soon as possible.
Additionally, Your Best Pathway to Health will host a special tribute program honoring Los Angeles civic leaders on Saturday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. The tribute event will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Los Angeles residents can obtain more information at YourBestPathwayToHealth.org or by calling 1-888-44-Pathway (1-888-447-2849).
Media Contact: Costin Jordache
2820 Willow Ave, Clovis, California 93612
Ph: (469) 236-2725
Social Media: #PathwayToHealthLA // Facebook: Pathway to Health Los Angeles
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SOURCE Your Best Pathway to Health