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News-Gazette: Frances Nelson to move to local control

CHAMPAIGN — Frances Nelson Health Center, a Champaign clinic under the control of a Decatur organization for the past 11 years, could soon be back in local hands.

A new not-for-profit corporation was established last month to take over the clinic, and a local board was established to see the transition through, with a goal of detaching the Champaign clinic from the Community Health Improvement Center of Decatur by June 1, said Lyn Jones, president of the United Way of Champaign County.

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Sean C. Powers/Illinois Public Media/File photo/A dental clinic in the Francis Nelson Health Center in November 2011. It provides dental care for low-income, uninsured or Medicaid patients.

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