Crowds Flood Free Clinic at New Orleans Zoo

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Sign near the elephant enclosure points patients to the free clinics set up in tents i

Sign near the elephant enclosure points patients to the free clinics set up in tents at the Audubon Zoo. Evie Stone, NPR hide caption

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Sign near the elephant enclosure points patients to the free clinics set up in tents

Sign near the elephant enclosure points patients to the free clinics set up in tents at the Audubon Zoo.

Evie Stone, NPR
A patient gets his blood pressure checked at a clinic in the Audubon Zoo.

A patient gets his blood pressure checked at a clinic in the Audubon Zoo. Evie Stone, NPR hide caption

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The New Orleans Health Department is providing a week of free healthcare for city residents at a clinic in the Audubon Zoo. There is free dental care, eye exams and other outpatient procedures for whomever shows up — and there have been a lot of people showing up.

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