Elks offer free podiatry clinic for children

Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corp., in cooperation with Northwest District Elks Lodges, will sponsor a free children’s podiatry assessment clinic Jan. 23 at Morrison Family Care Clinic, 303 N. Jackson St. in Morrison,with Dr. David Yeager as the clinician in charge.

The clinic starts at 8 a.m. and is by appointment only. To make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at 800-272-0074 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There are no charges for any services at this clinic.

No medical referral is necessary for the clinic but physicians are welcome to refer patients to the clinic for a specific reason or second opinion. School nurses are welcome to refer children and families to the clinic.

The Elks Organization has been working with physically challenged children since 1928 and this is one of the 16 clinic locations throughout Illinois.

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