8k people expected to visit free healthcare mega clinic in Phoenix

The Phoenix Convention Center is holding a mega clinic event to provide free healthcare services for an expected 8,000 patients Monday through Wednesday, according to a KPNX report.

Your Best Pathway to Health, a nonprofit, Seventh-day Adventist organization that provides healthcare services for underserved populations through multispecialty mobile clinics, is hosting the event.

Patients can receive haircuts, dental care, outpatient surgeries and lifestyle planning tips at the clinic. The free care goes beyond a diagnosis, said Lela Lewis, MD, CEO and founder of Your Best Pathway to Health. Approximately $30 million in pro bono medical services are available, according to event organizers.

"We have an entire follow-up system already arranged with both local hospitals and clinics where patients can continue to get care that they desperately will need on an ongoing basis," Dr. Lewis said.

Healthcare services are available on a first-come, first-serve basis Monday through Wednesday.

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