Harris Health System was one of the nation’s first healthcare systems to embrace the concept of neighborhood primary care, otherwise referred to as a medical home.
As a fully integrated healthcare system offering primary, secondary and acute care to patients, Harris Health provides residents with a primary care medical home in their neighborhood, with access to higher levels of care when needed. Harris Health offers residents of Harris County primary care through a coordinated network of:
• Community health centers,• School-based clinics,• Same day clinics,• A dental program with six locations, and
• Five mobile health units
Each year, Harris Health offers patients access to medical homes in their communities staffed with first-class physicians from
Baylor College of Medicine and
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
At your Harris Health medical home, you will find:• Health screenings and immunizations• Check-ups and physical exams• Care and help for your medical problems• Women’s health• Pregnancy care
• Well-baby and pediatric care• Diabetes care and education• Adult weight management• Dental services• Foot, ankle and lower leg care• Mental and behavioral health counseling
• Social services
• Stop smoking classes• Chaplain services• Medication education