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Community Medicine

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

 Patient Testimonials

Cynthia Goodie - Vallbona Health Center

Cynthia Goodie is a woman on the go. This talented lady sews, embroiders, quilts, designs clothes and accessories, makes intricate wreaths and is sure to get in her daily walk. She credits her active lifestyle to her good health, positive outlook and the care she’s received at Vallbona Health Center.

Jan Vincent - Acres Home Health Center

Jan Vincent has never met a stranger, especially with her magnetic personality. This jolly mom of two, affectionately known as “MeMa” to her seven grandchildren has a lot to live for, that’s why she turns to Acres Home Health Center for all her healthcare needs.