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September 06, 2018

Partnering With City of Lake Charles to Deliver Cessation Education

The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living will be on hand to share information about the FREE 1-800-QUITNOW program. TFL is pleased to partner with the first RAM-Remote Area Medical Clinic in Lake Charles. RAM—a major non-profit provider of mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision and medical care to undeserved and uninsured individuals is coming to the Lake Charles Civic Center, located at 900 Lakeshore Drive, on September 15 and 16. The event is held in partnership with the City of Lake Charles. Services available at the RAM clinic will include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental X-rays, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglasses made on-site, women’s health exams, and general medical exams. All RAM services are free and no ID is required.

Ticket distribution will begin on September 15 at 3 a.m. in the Lake Charles Civic Center parking lot. The clinic parking lot will open at 12 a.m. midnight on Saturday, September 15. Ticket distribution begins at 3 a.m., and patients will be seen in chronological order according to their ticket number when clinic doors open at 6 a.m. This process will repeat on Sunday, September 16.

Those wishing to volunteer may register at www.ramusa.org. Those in need of step-by-step instructions can to go www.cityoflakecharles.com download and print instructions. You can also access the RAM link from this site. For more information, please call (337) 491-1378 or email emily.ashworth@cityoflc.us.

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