Docs come to children, free of charge



Sorry, kids, no hamburgers in here.
  • Sorry, kids, no hamburgers in here.

When I was a kid, I dreaded going to the doctor and the dentist.

Now that I'm an adult, I realize how darn lucky I was that my mother could afford to pay for health and dental insurance. Without it, who knows what would have happened when I broke my arm, or chipped my tooth or got pneumonia?

To reach kids who aren't as lucky as I was, Ronald McDonald House Charities has a mobile medical/dental van that travels to low-income areas and treats kids near their homes. The van will be at Meadows Park Community Center on March 22.

If your child needs a check-up, be sure to make an appointment soon.

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile to offer medical services for children at Meadows Park Community Center March 22

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be at Meadows Park Community Center (1943 South El Paso Avenue) on Tuesday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to offer cost-effective medical services to children. Free sports and camp physicals will be offered. To Schedule an appointment, call 866-6789.

*Helpful information:
Parent/guardian must be present at time of appointment — proof of guardianship papers required.
Please arrive 15 minutes early
Bring vaccination records to receive immunizations
There is no charge for medical or dental exam services for children who have Medicaid, CHP+ or are uninsured.

About Meadows Park Community Center
Meadows Park Community Center serves the southwest Stratton Meadows Neighborhood. It is a strong focal point for the neighborhood, dedicating itself to serving the community in a safe and healthy environment while providing free and affordable programs and resources for everyone. Meadows Park offers an array of programs and activities for preschoolers through senior citizens, delivering many of them through uniquely successful partnerships with other community agencies.

About the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile™ is a state-of-the-art vehicle that delivers cost-effective medical and dental services directly to children in their own neighborhoods. The RMCM is designed and built specifically as a pediatric healthcare center providing care for children ages 0-21. The center offers a range of services from preventative routine exams to same-day treatment of acute illness and injury, on-going primary care, immunizations and school and sports physicals. Specialty care is referred to qualified community providers.

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