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SIU Healthcare has announced it's opening an OBGYN clinic in Taylorville next
month.  SIU's Dr. Erica Nelson says the services offered will be similar to
what's already in Springfield. 

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Nelson says such services are already available in Taylorville and
surrounding areas, but there aren't enough because many of their patients travel
into Springfield to be treated. 

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She says vital care can get expensive and
inconvenient, especially in the later parts of pregnancy when more care is
required.  The clinic will be open once a week to start, but hours could expand
later.

 
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