Shriners to host free screening clinic for hospital care
The clinic will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glenn Medical Center, 1133 W. Sycamore St., put on by Western Sacramento Valley Shrine Club, Ben Ali Shrine Center.
The clinic is seeking children under the age of 18 who may benefit from the expert orthopedic and burn care offered Shriners Hospitals. The hospitals treat problems such as scoliosis, neuromuscular disorders, hand and back problems, leg length discrepancies, rickets, congenital hip problems, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, orthopedic problems associated with cerebral palsy and burns. Also treated are plastic surgical repairs of any type of scars, birthmarks and cleft palate.
All care at Shriners Hospitals is provided free. The flagship Shriners Hospital for Children, Northern California, is in Sacramento — the Ben Ali Shrine jurisdiction. For information, call Gary Hansen at 934-4734.