140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Shriners set up screening April 10 for free care for kids

CHICO — Parents and guardians of children with phsical disabilities who need medical treatment and can't afford it can get help from the Shriners organization.

A free clinic to determine if children can be helped at the Shriners Hospital in Sacramento will be held April 10 at Chico Masonic Family Center, 1110 W. East Ave.

The clinic will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doctors will be looking for treatable problems such as scoliosis, rickets, neuromuscular disorders, hand and back problems, leg length discrepancies, congenital hip problems, cleft lip and palate, orthopedic problems associated with cerebral palsy and burns.

No appointments are needed. For information, in Paradise call Buzz Colbert at 872-3636, in Chico, Brad Azevedo at 879-9199 and Oroville, call Jeff Ford at 693-1866.

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