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March 27, 2007 > Tri-City Homeless Coalition to Unveil its New Mobile Health Clinic

Tri-City Homeless Coalition to Unveil its New Mobile Health Clinic

New mobile clinic goes to homeless encampments and shelters to provide quality care


WHO: Rev. Greg Roth, President of the Tri-City Homeless Coalition, Boston Scientific Representatives, and Officials from Alameda County, Fremont, Livermore, Newark and Union Cities.

WHAT: Tri-City Homeless Coalition will be unveiling its new state-of-the-art mobile health clinic. Local officials will be presenting and will be on hand for interviews. Serving Fremont, Union City, Newark, Livermore and Dublin, the mobile clinic reaches more than 1,000 patients per year. The clinic provides homeless with case management, substance abuse treatment, mental health services and primary care service. With the assistance of a $33,000 grant from the Boston Scientific Foundation, the van will offer state-of-art equipment.


WHEN: February 13, 2007 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Tri-City Homeless Coalition
40849 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA.

BACKGROUND: Tri-City Homeless Coalition's new mobile health clinic goes to homeless encampments and shelters to provide healthcare services to homeless people who may not have access to assistance otherwise, due to challenges regarding public transportation accessibility.

Tri-City Homeless Coalition is a non-profit agency that a full spectrum of support services to combat the underlying causes of homelessness. More information can be found at http://www.tricityhomeless.org/index.html.

The Boston Scientific Foundation is dedicated to addressing disparities in access to healthcare services and the promotion of education in the communities where Boston Scientific employees work and live.

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Contact: Samantha Fodrowski
Weber Shandwick Worldwide
617.520.7286/Samantha.fodrowski@webershandwick.com



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Samantha Fodrowski
Account Coordinator
Weber Shandwick Worldwide
101 Main St. 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
P: 617-520-7286
samantha.fodrowski@webershandwick.com


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