Holding Institute helping low income residents obtain their medications

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Holding Institute is doing something special to help people without health insurance.

According to the U.S. Census, about four and a half million Texans are without healthcare coverage.

The Holding Institute along with Texas A&M Healthy South Texas is looking to help those who are in need of medication.

A pilot program meant to help reduce the impact of serious diseases in the region are offering people who may have difficulties getting their prescription medications.

People who are in need of assistance in getting prescription medications can visit the Holding Institute at the 1100 block of Santa Maria on August 19th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.