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Hoosiers helping immigrants hit hard by coronavirus pandemic


August 16, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Gomez was not able to work at his construction job for three weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19 in April.

"I didn't know what to do," he said, "so I went to the emergency room."

Gomez, 44, who doesn't have health insurance, a few days later received a $900 bill from his emergency visit to the hospital that he was not able to pay.

Once he recovered, and after a series of calls to friends and others he knew, a group from his church was able to help him financially, he said. Gomez, who is originally from Mexico, has lived in Indianapolis for over a deca...

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