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Project Continuity with UF Health educating the public about Pap tests and cervical cancer on Sept. 30, 2023.
METRO  |  ALACHUA COUNTY

Alachua County immigrants fear new SB 1718’s impact on health care

Senate Bill 1718 took effect July 1 and is among the strictest immigration laws in the country. One of the controversial aspects of the law is the provision requiring any hospital that accepts Medicaid to ask about patients’ immigration status. Local advocacy organizations, health care workers and community members worry about the impacts the law could have on immigrant households across Alachua County.



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