Mobile Health Project Gearing Up to Hit the Road

Published 08/26 2014 05:20PM

Updated 08/26 2014 05:36PM

BLOOMINGTON- Home Sweet Home Ministries in Bloomington is gearing up to take its Mobile Health Project on the road.

Home Sweet Home and the Community Health Care Clinic will soon begin offering mobile health services to low income families.

The organizations planned to introduce the mobile unit in early August, but unexpected repairs forced a delay.

State Farm Bank pitched in and donated $25,000 for the repairs.

Organizers say the mobile clinic will help to eliminate transportation barriers to those who have limited access to medical care.

"It's a true medical clinic on wheels. They can receive acute care. They can receive follow up care. They'll be working with patients that they already see and follow up type of appointments as well as patients coming in for the first time," said Matt Burgess, Home Sweet Home's Chief Operating Officer.

Home Sweet Home hopes to have the mobile clinic up and running sometime this fall.

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