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Community Center Clinic

Health group holds clinic at community center

-Laredo Morning Times, Sept. 29, 2013

A free health check-up clinic was held by the Medical Association of Hands and Feet in collaboration with the Texas Health and Human Service Commission on Saturday in Laredo. Among the services being offered were screenings in general medicine, including hypertension and glucose levels, physical therapy, occupational therapy and the dispensation of vitamins and medications. Maria Garcia, a second-year physical therapy student at UTMB, said the providers are an interdisciplinary team of students and certified professionals. "We wanted to bring a trip to Laredo that would help the community and include a more holistic type of treatment for the patients," she said. "Some of us are on rotation and we came from all over Texas for this event."