Cape Girardeau clinic reopens to public

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The Midtown Family Medical Center is back open to the public.

The Craftsman Independent Union released a statement Friday saying the United States Department of Labor has directed it to stop providing services at its Midtown Family Medical Center to anyone other than employees represented by the union or their covered dependents.

According to the union, members submitted a proposal to the Department of Labor that would allow the center to continue serving the community at large, but it was rejected.

The clinic was no longer allowed to provide services to the community at large after 5 p.m. Friday, March 18.

Only employees represented by the Craftsman Union and their covered dependents would be eligible for services.

However, the Craftsman Independent Union is now in negotiations with the DOL and got approval to serve the public until further notice.

The clinic reopened to the public Tuesday, March 22 at 8 a.m.

The clinic has been open for 12 years at 24 North Sprigg Street.

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