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Officials: Schenectady Free Health Clinic patients won’t ‘fall through the cracks’

Ellis Medicine, Hometown Health Center say they’ll pitch in

Dr. Donald Morton, a volunteer at the Schenectady Free Clinic, asks preliminary questions of patient Brenda Burke in this 2009 photo.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Dr. Donald Morton, a volunteer at the Schenectady Free Clinic, asks preliminary questions of patient Brenda Burke in this 2009 photo.
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Compensating for the soon-to-be shuttered Schenectady Free Health Clinic won’t be easy, but it’s a task the city’s hospital network and health center believe they can accomplish with help from the city’s various human service agencies. The chief executive officers of both Ellis Medicine and Hometown Health Center are confident they’ll be able to fill the need for care created when the clinic finally dissolves in August. They said the already substantial cooperation between the ...


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safny
June 15, 2013
6:44 p.m.

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I don't see what Hometown Health can do - if you call there and say you have no income and no insurance, they tell you that there are charges as it is federally funded. SO if they say otherwise - is that true??

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