CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics

Vehicles for Care, A Movement for Health

The wheels of the first Mobile Clinic began rolling on Houston's streets nearly 22 years ago. Today, two Mobile Clinic vehicles provide care to as many as 20,000 people annually. These traveling clinics-on-wheels visit more than 300 locations in areas all across greater Houston and surrounding communities delivering high-quality healthcare to all ages, all races, and without regard to a patient's ability to pay.

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Fast Facts

Through June 30, 2014

  • 6,078 men, women, and children received care
  • 2,007 elderly patients received care for diabetes, hypertension, bronchitis, pneumonia, and upper respiratory infections. Many also received flu and shingles vaccinations.
  • Focusing on the prevention of communicable diseases — 1,692 vaccines were administered
  • Many uninsured and under-served people don’t have a medical home - the Mobile Clinic staff provided 272 referrals to assist diabetic patients with poor vision
  • 341 uninsured women received Well Woman exams

Traveling to Communities in Need: Providing Care

  • 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

CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic

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

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