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medical treatment is now available once a week at the Cedar Creek Church on
church expects to treat 25-40 patients Thursday nights from 6:00-8:00.
clinic is sponsored by the University of Toledo Medical Center. Doctors will be
on hand and be assisted by UTMC students.
really isn't too much in our first couple of years, in terms of patient
interaction," explained UTMC student Kishor Kapa. "This is a great way to get
out and find out what it's like to be doctors."
clinic provides flu and tetanus shots, dental assessments and referrals, and
confidential HIV testing. Women's health care is available, but
by appointment only. The clinic will not provide immunizations, which can
be obtained at the county health department.
can come, no matter their income or age.
who needs medical attention, not getting primary care, cannot afford care can
come here," said Mohammad El Sayyad, M.D. "There's a need for this in our
community. When we started, used to come with one doctor. Now it's three
doctors at one time."
Klosnski is a patient. He says he's getting the medication he needs for a
feel very good because a lot of people can't afford it, and this does help you,"
clinic moved from the Perrysburg Heights Community Center to Cedar Creek.
for me, for Cedar Creek Church, we love finding ways to help our community get
better. This is a perfect partnership for us. We're thrilled," said Ben Snyder
of Cedar Creek.