Dr. Elaine Ballard, who oversees the new health clinic at The HOPE Center

Dr. Elaine Ballard, a family nurse-practitioner overseeing a new health clinic at Jacksonville’s HOPE Center, shows the equipment used at the two-day-a-week clinic. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, and patients can schedule an appointment at 903-586-7781 or just walk in at the 595 S. Ragsdale St. center.