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    Members of the Elica Health medical team are working to earn the trust of homeless people living on the streets and the riverside woods of Sacramento. They say it is the only way to provide somewhat regular care for the city’s most vulnerable population.

Members of the Elica Health medical team are working to earn the trust of homeless people living on the streets and the riverside woods of Sacramento. They say it is the only way to provide somewhat regular care for the city’s most vulnerable population. Sammy Caiola The Sacramento Bee
Members of the Elica Health medical team are working to earn the trust of homeless people living on the streets and the riverside woods of Sacramento. They say it is the only way to provide somewhat regular care for the city’s most vulnerable population. Sammy Caiola The Sacramento Bee
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