Merced families express relief, Undocumented children now eligible for health coverage

Highlights  Brown approved Senate Bill 4 on Friday Bill makes undocumented children eligible for coverage Law estimated to benefit 170,000 children in the state BY ANA B. IBARRA aibarra@mercedsunstar.com  Merced resident Ivonne Flores felt a big weight was lifted off her shoulders Friday after learning Gov. Jerry Brown had signed a law that allows undocumented…

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‘Old-school’ doc targets decades of service at Merced’s most vulnerable

Highlights Dr. Sandoval has served Merced community for 35 years He shares bond with field workers, homeless and elderly He’s one of few area doctors who still makes house calls Deretha Jones, 46, of Merced speaks with Dr. Salvador Sandoval at the Golden Valley Health Centers’ mobile health clinic outside the East 15th Street homeless…

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