This is a posting of events of interest to Shriners in the Western States
140 year of Shriners
Monday, January 16, 2012
Shriners Hospital for Children to hold Clinic
OGDEN — Children with bone, muscle or joint problems are invited to participate in a Shriners Hospitals for Children screening clinic to evaluate services for which they may qualify.
The clinic will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ogden Masonic Temple, 1240 20th St.
The hospital lists a number of conditions they target for helping children. They include brittle bones, cerebral palsy, clubfoot, hip conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, limb deformities and length differences, neurological disorders, rickets, scar revisions, scoliosis, specialized plastic surgery, spina bifida, spine conditions, sports injuries and stuff joints.
According to information released by the hospital, children are eligible to receive care if they are younger than 18 years and have a treatable orthopedic condition.
Income, financial status and/or insurance coverage has no impact on eligibility for services.
For information, call Jim Sweet at 801-791-5564 or Carl Fauver at 801-266-0315.