Free medical services are scheduled to be available in several locations throughout Punta Gorda from April 8 to 12 as part of an exercise called New Horizons.

General medical services such as pediatrics, dermatology, optometry, women’s health and general dentistry will be available free to anyone needing treatment and provided by a team of U.S. and Canadian medical professionals.

Medical services are available at the following times, dates and locations:

  • 8 a.m. to 4. p.m. April 8 to 9, 2013 at St. Peter Claver R. C. School
  • 8 a.m. to 4. p.m. April 10 to 12, 2013 at San Pedro Columbia School

New Horizons gives U.S., Canadian and Belizean personnel an opportunity to train jointly in an exercise setting, in order to be prepared to meet future challenges when and where needed. It is a U.S. Southern Command exercise which provides medical and dental treatment and constructs needed structures, such as classrooms, throughout Belize.

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For further questions, please contact Task Force Mahogany Public Affairs at [email protected] or 671-2425.