Joel "Charley" Jones sits outside the trailer he lives in with his girlfriend at Robbinís Nest RV Park in Bandon on Jan. 23. Jones shattered his heel bone in October 2012 and almost had his foot amputated after it became infected with gangrene. Jones was homeless at the time but received care from doctors in Coos Countyís Coordinated Care Organization, which serves people who receive Medicaid. Photo by Alysha Beck / For The Bulletin
Photos by Alysha Beck / For The Bulletin
The Bulletin followed the case of Joel “Charley” Jones, who lives with his girlfriend in Bandon. Jones, here in January, shattered his heel bone almost two years ago and was close to needing a foot amputation. Homeless at the time, he received care through Coos County’s coordinated care organization, which serves people on Medicaid.