LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Southland residents without health insurance received free care Thursday as part of a four-day clinic at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
The clinic, operated by Los Angeles nonprofit Care Harbor, will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sunday.READ MORE: George Clooney, Eva Longoria Help Launch LAUSD's Entertainment Business Magnet School
More than 4,000 wristbands were handed out last weekend for the fifth annual event, which provides vision, dental and health care to under-served populations, as well as follow-up care and assistance with insurance signups.READ MORE: Spike In Demand, Staffing Issues Forces American Airlines To Cancel Hundreds Of Flights
As many as 1,000 people a day have been treated at past clinics. During a clinic in 2012, Care Harbor provided free medical services to more than 3,700 patients with an estimated value of $2.1 million.MORE NEWS: LA Restaurateur Mark Peel, Co-Founder Of Campanile And La Brea Bakery, Dies At 66
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