• Dr. Charles Fenzi, seen working at the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics’ Westside facility in 2013. (Giana Magnoli / Noozhawk file photo)
  • Dr. Chris Flynn listens to Alonso Camarena talk about the pain he’s experiencing during a recent visit to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital emergency room. Camarena, who does not have insurance, discovered he had cancer on his first visit to an emergency room two years ago.  (Lara Cooper / Noozhawk photo)
  • Pediatrician Andria Ruth, left, and physician’s assistant Melissa Ellis discuss a patient’s case at the Eastside Neighborhood Clinic. The implementation of the new health-care law is expected to bring more patients into the system, but not more doctors.  (Lara Cooper / Noozhawk photo)
  • A patient receives an IV in the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Emergency Room.  (Giana Magnoli / Noozhawk photo)

Images from the Noozhawk Safety Net series.