The Mount Vernon Elks 819, Centralia Elks 493, Fairfield Elks 1631, Salem Elks 1678 and McLeansboro Elks 1882 Lodges in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Thursday, December 7, 2023. The clinic is from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and is by appointment only. To make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at 1-800-272-0074 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. There are no charges for any services at this clinic.
The Elks will hold the clinic at the Neuromuscular Orthopaedic Institute office of Dr. Alan Froehling. The office is located at 302 Broadway Street, in Mount Vernon.
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 welcome to refer children and families to the clinic. The clinic is an ideal time to have a child reviewed for bone and joint development.