UTHealth Mobile Health Clinic

The mobile health clinic of the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth has been serving the medical needs of children and adults in the lower Rio Grande Valley along the Texas-Mexico border, since 1998. The mission is to offer no-cost medical consultations, basic health services, and patient education to medically underserved people. Any patient identified as having a chronic disease is treated and provided with assistance for long-term management.


Services offered

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Free Consultations for minor illnesses and injuries, help and education on nutrition, physical activity, and cancer prevention, management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, thyroid, etc. For cases that require further expertise, the clinic refers to local clinics and hospitals. Specialists in Houston available via telemedicine.

Primary Care services:

  • Chronic Conditions, such as Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Thyroid, Hypercholesterolemia Management, etc.

Acute conditions that include: Upper Respiratory Conditions

  • Allergies
  • Cold and Coughs
  • Flu (flu test when available)
  • Sinus infection
  • Sore throat and Strep throat ( strep test when available)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis

Head, Ear, Eye, and Skin Conditions

  • Minor Headaches
  • Ear infections
  • Eye irritation and redness
  • Minor skin rashes and infections
  • Removal of stiches

Digestive and Urinary Conditions:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bladder & Kidney Infection

Musculoskeletal:

  • Muscle strains
  • Joint sprains

Preventative Services:

  • WWE Exams, Includes a breast examination, a pelvic examination and a pap smear
  • Well Child Exams
  • Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine
  • TB Testing (when available)
  • Fasting Screening, test includes Total Cholesterol and Glucose levels (when available)
  • Blood Pressure checks
  • Sports physical, Employment physical, School/Program Entrance physicals

Additional services include:

  • Colposcopy
  • Echo and EKG services available
  • Referrals to low cost laboratory given, Referrals for mammograms, Referrals to radiology services when needed.
  • Referrals to Diabetes Management Programs
  • Assistance in applying for Patient Assistant Programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies for underinsured patients needing medications.

(Applicant may need to provide proof of income, letter of support, proof of residency, date of birth, social security or other information required by the pharmaceutical company)

Please bring any labs recently done, list of current medications, most recent vaccine record.

Appointments are preferred, please call 956-330-5014 to schedule an appointment.


Eligible patients

Any person of any age who does not have health insurance or a primary care physician can be seen. Patient’s with insurance or who are currently enrolled in Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), State Clinic, etc. are encouraged to see PCP when possible. Any questions regarding patient eligibility can be directed to mobile clinic staff at 956-330-5014.


Clinic Staff

  • Paul A. Toscano, P.A.- C
  • Lori Campos, FNP-C,
  • Flor Valdez (Medical Assistant)
  • Brenda Sanchez (Medical Assistant)

Mobile clinic service locations and hours (download flyer)

Staff: Paul Toscano and Flor Valdez; Phone: 956-330-5014

Date Location
August 19 – November 17, 2022 SAN BENITO HIGH SCHOOL
450 S. Williams Rd., San Benito, TX
November 18, 2022 – March 02, 2023 TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (TSTC)
1902 North Loop 499, Harlingen, TX
March 03 – June 01, 2023 RIO HONDO HIGH SCHOOL
22547 State Hwy. 345, Rio Hondo, TX
June 02 – August 10, 2023 LIBERTY MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
31579 Farm Road 2893, San Benito, TX
Day Morning Hours Afternoon Hours
Monday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change.


Clinic service (non-mobile) locations and hours (download flyer)

Staff: Lori Campos and Brenda Sanchez; Phone: 956-551-4711

Day/Time Location
Monday & Tuesday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
UTHealth School of Public Health Brownsville
One West University, Blvd., SPH Bldg. S. 1.330, Brownsville, TX
Wednesday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
UTHealth School of Public Health Brownsville
One West University, Blvd., SPH Bldg. S. 1.330, Brownsville, TX
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CRU Edelstein Building / Pap Smear Clinic
800 W. Jefferson St. Suite 230, Brownsville, TX
Thursday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
*Subject to change on somedays
UTHealth School of Public Health Brownsville
One West University, Blvd., SPH Bldg. S. 1.330, Brownsville, TX
Friday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
UTHealth School of Public Health Brownsville
One West University, Blvd., SPH Bldg. S. 1.330, Brownsville, TX
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
First & Third Friday of the Month
*Subject to change on somedays
Bob Clark Social Services Clinic (Browne)
9901 California Rd, Brownsville, TX

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