"It was a good thing for the community," said
Ultimately, the clinic was set up as part of the 2003 settlement agreement in the federal lawsuit against
That Tolbert Health Care Plan provided that free care through Anniston Quality Health Care at
Gentle urged claimants to visit the clinic's transition office on the second floor of the Anniston Quality of
The transition office will remain open at least through the end of October to help guide patients toward continued care by other means, Gentle said.
"It was about the people," Baker said, speaking of the free medical care for those living in west
Baker said it was his late wife, Betty, who urged him in the early days of those lawsuits against
"I just think about her being in heaven right now," Baker said. "she'd say 'David, you did what I asked you to do.'"
Claimants with questions about the clinic's closure or about signing up for medical insurance through the Affordable Care Act may call
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