Cierra Shelton, 30, a mother of two from Merced insured on Medi-Cal with her 6-month-old son, Jackson Macy. It took Shelton nearly five months after being diagnosed with hypertension to find a cardiologist she could be referred to, and now she has a heart monitor to keep track of her heart.
Cierra Shelton, 30, a mother of two from Merced insured on Medi-Cal with her 6-month-old son, Jackson Macy. It took Shelton nearly five months after being diagnosed with hypertension to find a cardiologist she could be referred to, and now she has a heart monitor to keep track of her heart. Tom Macy
Cierra Shelton, 30, a mother of two from Merced insured on Medi-Cal with her 6-month-old son, Jackson Macy. It took Shelton nearly five months after being diagnosed with hypertension to find a cardiologist she could be referred to, and now she has a heart monitor to keep track of her heart. Tom Macy

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