Healthy Choices

February 4, 2016 4:01 PM

Amid camping debate, Sacramento’s backpack doctors tackle homeless health care

Newly created ‘street medicine team’ delivers care and supplies to those sleeping outside

Homeless are rallying at City Hall for the legal right to camp, despite health risks

Treating the population comes with unique challenges, providers say

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The Sacramento Bee's team of health reporters covers California health care, medicine and healthy living, with an emphasis on public health and under-served communities.

Sammy Caiola: Health care and healthy living. Reach her at scaiola@sacbee.com or 916-321-1636. Twitter: @SammyCaiola

Claudia Buck: Public health and consumer issues. Reach her at cbuck@sacbee.com or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck

Funding for this reporting is paid, in part, by The California Endowment, a private foundation that promotes healthy communities through grants and education. All coverage decisions are made by The Bee.

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