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ERIC Number: ED015047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct-23
Pages: 5
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SOUTH SANTA CLARA COUNTY MIGRANT TREATMENT CLINIC.
SKILLICORN, STANLEY A.
IN THE SUMMER OF 1965, A MIGRANT HEALTH CLINIC WAS STARTED IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. THE CLINIC DIFFERS FROM THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S CLINICS BY OFFERING TREATMENT AND MEDICATION, INSTEAD OF ONLY PREVENTIVE SERVICES. THE ENTIRE STAFF, FROM DOCTORS TO BABY-SITTERS, VOLUNTEERS ITS TIME, AND THE CLINIC IS NOW OPEN FOR THREE TO FIVE HOURS, THREE EVENINGS PER WEEK DURING THE SEASON WHEN THE MIGRANTS ARE IN THE COUNTY. IN 1966, THE CENTER REMAINED OPEN FROM JUNE TILL DECEMBER, OFFERING SPECIAL PROGRAMS IN THE FIELDS OF PRENATAL EXAMINATIONS, OB-GYN EXAMINATIONS, NEUROLOGY, PSYCHIATRY, ETC. HEALTH EDUCATION IS ALSO PROVIDED FOR THE MIGRANTS BY MEANS OF SPANISH LANGUAGE, HEALTH AND HYGIENE MOVIES SHOWN TO WAITING PATIENTS. THIS SPEECH WAS PRESENTED AT THE NATIONAL OUTLOOK CONFERENCE ON RURAL YOUTH, OCTOBER 23-26, 1967, WASHINGTON, D. C., SPONSORED JOINTLY BY THE U. S. DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE, HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE, INTERIOR, AND LABOR, OEO, AND THE PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL ON YOUTH OPPORTUNITY. (CL)
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Identifiers: CALIFORNIA