children's health fund


Dr. Seth Ammerman medical director of the van clinic and a clinical professor of adolescent medicine at Stanford University, nods sympathetically as he listens. In his 20 years of working with the program, he says, he has treated thousands of uninsured and homeless young people ages 24 and under.

Twice a week, Ammerman and two nurses park the clinic at continuation high schools and other places frequented by at-risk adolescents in Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco counties. The van is a community project of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the Children’s Health Fund, with support from Samsung.

Teen Health Van Delivers More Than Medical Care To Homeless Youth

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Check In for Checkups To Donate Some Healthcare

Start Checking in folks! Let’s Check-in for Checkups and get Clorox to donate money to the Children’s Health Fund.

Check out Mashable’s story below.

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. And a checkin a day helps power a truck full of doctors bringing care to disadvantaged kids in need of checkups. The mobile medical clinics are the result of Check-In for Checkups, a joint campaign between Clorox and The Children’s Health Fund. Fro…

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