Two pediatricians recently received $19,400 in Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) planning funds to improve local child-health conditions.

Arnold Gold, M.D., FAAP, received $10,000 to maintain the successful efforts of two school-based clinics in Yuba and Sutter counties, which rank among the California's poorest.

The two elementary school clinics provide free acute and chronic care, immunizations, medications, health education and child-neglect detection. Nurse practitioners and physicians donate staff time to the clinic. Translators are provided for Asian, Hispanic and East Indian students.

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