School health clinics continue to grow in Missouri
September 1, 2017
NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) — Something as simple as a health physical is not readily available to Ezekiel McIntyre, who's a freshman at Normandy High School.
His mother, Oneesha Everett, has tried three times to apply for Medicaid, but she still has no health insurance because she said she didn't hear back from the Department of Social Services.
"It's such a hassle to get insurance," said Everett, a working mother of four. "It's crazy, crazy, crazy."
Everett recently took Ezekiel to a small health clinic that recently opened in one of Normandy High's buildings. He got a free physical in less than...