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4,800 expected to receive free health care at LA clinic

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An eye examination is performed as part of a free health care service at the Care Harbor clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on Sept. 27 in Los Angeles, Calif. Care Harbor is expected to give free medical, dental and vision care to 4,800 uninsured patients at the event, which runs from September 27-30. In Los Angeles County it is reported that 2.2 million people do not have health insurance, which includes an estimated 227,000 young and school-aged children.

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People receive dental treatment at the Care Harbor/LA free clinic in Los Angeles Sept. 27.

Thousands of uninsured or under-insured people have lined up to receive free health care at a four day clinic in Los Angeles, according to to NBC Los Angeles. Care Harbor, which sponsors the event, is prepared to give free medical, dental, and vision care to 4,800 people, according to Reuters.

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Bridget Turner, 52, second left, waits in line for an eye check at the Care Harbor/LA free clinic in Los Angeles Sept. 27.

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People receive dental treatment at the Care Harbor/LA free clinic in Los Angeles Sept. 27.

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A woman hugs a doctor after her dental treatment at the Care Harbor/LA free clinic in Los Angeles Sept. 27.

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