A phlebotomist draws blood on a patient at the family medicine facility of Clinica Sierra Vista on Elm Avenue in southwest Fresno A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday will make it easier to attract doctors to federally qualified health centers that serve impoverished communities in the central San Joaquin Valley.
A phlebotomist draws blood on a patient at the family medicine facility of Clinica Sierra Vista on Elm Avenue in southwest Fresno A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday will make it easier to attract doctors to federally qualified health centers that serve impoverished communities in the central San Joaquin Valley. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee Staff Photo
A phlebotomist draws blood on a patient at the family medicine facility of Clinica Sierra Vista on Elm Avenue in southwest Fresno A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday will make it easier to attract doctors to federally qualified health centers that serve impoverished communities in the central San Joaquin Valley. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee Staff Photo

New state law helps attract doctors to low-income towns

September 23, 2016 6:21 PM