The South District Elks Lodges, in cooperation with Illinois Elks Children's Care Corporation, will sponsor a free children's orthopedic assessment clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Marshall Browning Hospital, 900 N. Washington St., in Du Quoin.
Dr. Alan Froehling from Mount Vernon will be the clinician. Appointments are required.
No medical referral is necessary for the clinic, but physicians are welcome to refer patients to the clinic for a specific reason or second opinion. School nurses are also welcome to refer children and families to the clinic.
The Elks organization has been working with physically challenged children since 1928, and this is one of the 18 clinic locations throughout Illinois.
To make an appointment, call the Illinois Elks Children's Care office at (800) 272-0074 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
There are no charges for any services at this clinic.