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Disability Advocates Want To Make Dental Offices More Accessible

August 23, 2019
by KOAA News

There are new efforts to make dental offices accessible to people with disabilities in southern Colorado.

News 5 Investigates showed last year how many primary care medical clinics didn’t have the proper equipment to transfer people from wheelchairs onto exam tables.

The Independence Center stepped up to plate and donated $75,000 in accessible equipment to local medical centers in 2018.

The non-profit is now pledging to earmark another $75,000 this year for dental care providers .

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