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Woman makes call for medical help

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - As the health care debate rages across the nation, an uninsured Albany woman says she needs help obtaining medication now.  

Paula Parks suffered a heart attack in January. She had to quit her job because of medical problems and could not afford to continue buying her health insurance.

Parks says the blood pressure and respiratory medicine doctors have prescribed would cost more than $13,000 a year.

She says all the groups she contacted for help told her it could months before they get to her, and she needs her medicine now.

"Yea you have to wait. Like six weeks." 

She said she can't wait on the medicine. "No, especially my nebulizer and the meds that go inside my nebulizer."

Parks hopes someone can help her find an organization that will help her get her medication. You can get in touch with Parks HERE.


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