Explosion of street medicine teams means good news for unhoused Angelenos

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Five days a week, the Healthcare in Action team makes the rounds in Long Beach in their Sprinter van medical clinic, providing care to hundreds of unhoused Angelenos. Physician’s Assistant Ben Kaska and Nurse Nicole Coyle examine a patient. Photo courtesy of Healthcare in Action.

Street medicine providers aim to meet — and treat — unhoused people where they are. And new state regulations are making it a lot easier for them to do that. 

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