Profile of Watts

Profile of Watts

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The residents of Watts, and especially the Vietnamese refugees, being poor, are more dependent upon the public transportation system than are residents of other parts of the city. Unfortunately for them, Los Angeles is not a city that welcomes public transit (or at least it has not since the highway system was built). Because of this fact, clinic staff operates mobile nursing offices (in vans and RVs) that go into the community (to schools, churches, and senior centers) to provide screening services and other primary-care services such as giving childhood vaccines and flu shots to seniors. (more…)