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Good Shepherd Clinic offers free care to uninsured southern Oklahomans

The Good Shepherd Community Clinic offers free care to uninsured Oklahomans. The clinic will host a first-ever fundraising event, the 2012 Winter Gala Art Show and Sale, to be held Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

BY HEATHER WARLICK Modified: November 12, 2012 at 3:46 pm •  Published: November 13, 2012

For people without medical insurance — and that includes about 20 percent of Oklahomans — preventive care often is ignored. Instead, chronic conditions are left untreated until they become urgent and require emergency room visits. This is a recipe for overcrowded emergency rooms and saps resources needed for emergencies.

Many uninsured go...
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