Connecticut Mobile Care Clinic hits the streets

- FILE - Malta House of Care mobile clinic (WTNH)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — There’s a unique way for people to get medical care, and it’s roaming the streets of Connecticut.

The Malta House of Care Mobile Clinic is making sure everyone gets the help they need. If you don’t have health insurance, you can still get help from Doctors.

News 8 spoke with Dr. Pauline Olsen, a volunteer physician, who happily welcomes anyone that needs medical help.

“If a patient does not have insurance, they’re welcome here,” Olsen said. “When they come, irrespective of where they live, what their religion or race is, we see everybody.”

Patients can get the same level of care they would get at a doctor’s office.

“We are a primary care practice,” said Olsen. “Several thousand patients at this stage use us as their primary care home, but for somebody who has never been here, we give free exams. If they need tests, like lab tests or x-rays, we provide that service also. If they need specialty care, we do our best to refer them to an appropriate clinic or private physician.”

Malta House has survived solely on donations, and they have provided help for over two million people nationwide just last year.

For more information on the Malta House of Care Mobile Clinic, visit them online.

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