Transportation to no-cost medical services being provided for Harrisburg event

Transportation to no-cost medical services being provided for Harrisburg event
The health department will return to a five-day per week schedule (Source: Raycom Media)

HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) - Public transportation is being provided at no cost to attend the Delta Regional Authority's Southern Care Event taking place June 18-27 in Harrisburg, Illinois.

The event is for those needing access to medical screenings, dental exams, and optometry screenings.

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According to the Rides Mass Transit District in Harrisburg, members of the military will be offering the no-cost medical screenings to the public with no income or residency requirements at Harrisburg Middle School (312 Bulldog Blvd.) from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. with the exception of June 24 and 27 when the hours are from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Those living in Carbondale and residents of Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope and Williamson counties can call 844-220-1243 to schedule their transportation on any of Rides Mass Transit District's existing routes.

Hamilton and White county residents can call 844-718-1882.

Residents from Massac, Alexander, Pulaski, Johnson and Union counties can call 866-577-6278 to schedule their transportation to the event with Shawnee Mass Transit District.

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