Alexander not ignoring McCall’s complaint

One of the recipients of an Oconee County councilman’s complaint about a cutback in mobile health care services in the county says he is not ignoring the councilman. Instead, he is trying to get some answers before responding. State Senator Thomas Alexander spoke to 101.7/WGOG NEWS about the letter, from County Councilman Wayne McCall. The county councilman decried the cut from 4 to 2 times a month the number of times that a mobile health clinic from Clemson University’s Joseph Sullivan Center stops in Oconee County. McCall says those visits are important for the elderly and for those unable to afford medical care. Alexander this morning said, “It’s my understanding that (the visits) have been reduced from funding issues, but not directly from the state. I’m waiting for more information at this time….”