Are there enough Medi-Cal doctors in the Central Valley?

Senior Writer Emily Bazar appeared on Valley Public Radio’s Valley Edition program on February 5 to discuss the availability of doctors for the region’s poorest residents. She was joined by Debbie Wood, Bakersfield City School District’s coordinator of school health, who spends much of her days trying to help her students find doctors.

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