Free healthcare clinic at L.A. Sports Arena draws 4,800
In addition to receiving medical treatment, patients were enrolled in a free coverage program to prepare for the federal healthcare overhaul that takes effect in 2014.
Julianna Rivera, 5, of Los Angeles, watches as her father, Julio Rivera, gets his teeth cleaned for the first time in three years at a free health clinic at the Los Angeles Spsorts Arena. Treating him are dental hygienist Stacey Leach, left, and Vanessa Shaw, a dental assistant student at American Career College. (Mel Melcon, Los Angeles Times / September 27, 2012)
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