Lone Star Family Health Center Launches Virtual Clinic to Assist Underserved in Huntsville
CONROE, TX – Lone Star Family Health Center is now offering virtual clinic visits for Huntsville patients by appointment only using audio and/or video functions on any phone, smartphone, tablet or personal computer. Patients are directed to call 936-521-8446 to schedule an appointment or visit www.LoneStarFamily.org and click on ‘Request an Appointment.’
Lone Star Family Health Center CEO Karen Harwell said, “The population in Huntsville is growing rapidly and we are taking the lead in expanding our service offerings to those who are underserved and may not have access to the insurance required by other health care facilities. During this time of COVID-19, we are encouraging virtual doctor’s visits throughout our service areas and are pleased to now offer that option to Huntsville.”
It is recommended that patients stick to a virtual visit if they are over the age of 65, have underlying health conditions such as asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, COPD, cancer or any condition that has weakened the immune system. It is also recommended to stay virtual if you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
About Lone Star Family Health Center
Founded in 2002, Lone Star Family Health Center is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center with a mission to provide compassionate, affordable healthcare and prepare tomorrow’s family medicine professionals. The health center’s main location is at 605 South Conroe Medical Drive next to HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe with satellite clinics in Spring and Willis, Texas and the community of Grangerland. The newly launched virtual clinic in Huntsville underlies the Lone Star Family Health commitment to community outreach supporting the Walker County Hospital District.
Lone Star Family Health Center provides high quality, compassionate and individualized healthcare for individuals and families in our community. With a dedicated staff of family doctors and nurses, our team can take care of everyday health needs as well as more urgent issues.
Patient services include Family Medicine, Child & Newborn Care, Elderly Care, Annual Wellness Visits, Sports Physicals, Chronic Disease Management and Stress Testing. Additional services include Digital X-Ray, Ultrasound and on-site Mammography, Laboratory Services, Exercise Treadmill, Spirometry, Sigmoidscopy, Mental Health by Licensed Counselors and an Eligibility Case Manager and Medicaid Worker.
Leaders in the community, the Lone Star Family Health Center team actively supports community service events such as reduced cost school vaccine drives and health fairs.
Appointments for virtual health care visits in the Huntsville area may be scheduled by calling 936-521-8446. For more information about Lone Star Family Health Center please contact 936.539.4004 or visit the web site at www.LoneStarFamily.org