"Getting a checkup for high blood pressure, if you have a problem of pre-diabetes, pre-natal we’ve talked about. All these things are delivered at the clinic level where it’s in the neighborhood, people have confidence in it, and now they have the coverage.”
Quinn says 622,000 people have signed up for state health coverage. The Peoria Hartland Community Healthcare Clinic already serves about 22,000 people a year for dental care, physicals and immunizations. The opening of the new facility coincides with the 10 anniversary of the Community CLinic having federally funding status.