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South Coast Community Clinics Get Last Minute Financial Bailout Which Will Keep Doors Open

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2013 9:05am

Some South Coast community clinics in financial crisis, and threatened with closure this month have received a big vote of community support.

More than a dozen foundations, as well as some individuals have stepped up with $600,000 in pledges to keep open the doors of the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics, while a new financial plan is implemented.

Some 17,000 people with limited, or no insurance rely on the clinics, which allow people on limited incomes to pay on a sliding scale.

KCLU’S Lance Orozco has the story.

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