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Lafayette Community Health Care Clinic (1997)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-11-14

Duration: 00:08:39

Subjects: Health Care | Poverty


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Capuro, Tracy Interviewee
  • Alcon, Jeannette Interviewee
  • Dunaway, Lige Interviewee
  • Hebert, Arlene Interviewee


This segment from the November 14, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the Lafayette Community Health Care Clinic, a free clinic staffed by volunteers for people without health insurance in Lafayette Parish. Chapa reports that the clinic provides medical, dental, and pharmaceutical services two nights a week. She interviews: Tracy Capuro, patient; Jeannette Alcon, clinic director; Dr. Lige Dunaway, family dentist; and Arlene Hebert, registered nurse. Host: Robert Collins