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CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics


A Vehicle for Care, A Movement for Health

Working with a generous individual and CHRISTUS Corporate Partner, Allegiance Bank, CHRISTUS Foundation added a second Healthy Living Mobile Clinic. The new Healthy Living Mobile Clinic will immediately head out into the community and begin caring for the under-served throughout greater Houston.

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Fast Facts

2013 Highlights

  • With the addition of the second mobile clinic, 37 new clinics sites were added to the clinic schedule in 2013
  • During the flu season, January - March and September-December, 7,052 flu shots were administered
  • Focusing on the prevention of communicable diseases—70 children’s immunizations clinics were held and 3,321 vaccines were administered
  • 4,224 lipid panel tests and 136 diabetes detecting labs were provided
  • Many uninsured and under-served people don’t have a medical home - the Mobile Clinic staff provided 585 referrals to CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic and convenient low-cost clinics for patients who needed primary care
  • 237 uninsured women received Well Woman exams at 20 Well Women’s Clinics
  • During the month of October, supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month, 500 breast cancer awareness education packets were distributed
  • 6,347 elderly patients received care for diabetes, hypertension, bronchitis, pneumonia, and upper respiratory infections. Many also received flu and shingles vaccinations. 500 care packets and 200 blankets were distributed to seniors during the holidays

  • Immunizations
  • Health assessments
  • Vision and hearing screenings
  • Financial assistance in the form of low- or no-cost services and prescriptions
  • Education in basic nutrition, prenatal health, oral health, and women's and men’s health
  • Preventative and case-management services Referral programs for obstetrical, vision, hearing and dental services

 

Bringing Health to Life

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Mobile Clinic Patient Shares Her Gratitude

Uninsured and challenged by a number of health conditions, Donna has benefitted from the care she’s found at the CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic.


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Vietnamese Family Turns to Mobile Solution

CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic provides the Luu family vital lifelines to education, recreation and health care in Houston.


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A Follow-Up With Linda Graves

Linda Graves, 60, is a client of our CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic. She is one of many fighting to control adult-onset diabetes and hypertension.


Reserve a Mobile Clinic

For any questions, please contact:

Nancy Bocanegra, Coordinator
CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics
Phone: 713.803.1883

James Belushi Headlines 2014 Spring Luncheon Honoring Doherty Family

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare Spring Luncheon will honor longtime friends, the Doherty Family, and feature James Belushi as guest speaker. Spring Luncheon proceeds will benefit CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics.

 


CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic

CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare
2615 Fannin at McGowen
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713.803.1880

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