May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. We gave information at our front desk.
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. We gave information at our front desk.
You work hard to help keep your baby safe and healthy. This includes vacinating he or she on time, every time. During National Infant Immunization Week, learn more about the steps that CDC, FDA, and vaccine manufacturers take to ensure that vaccines are safe and effective.
How vaccines work, vaccine risks/side effects, vaccine ingredients, and vaccine safety – intended for parents.
This upcoming week is National Infant Immunization Week. We have a table, with loads of information, at the front of the Health Dept.
Monday is also the day we do immunizations.
We are now out of adult flu vaccine.
For people living with diabetes, trying to cook for the holiday season can feel next to impossible. You want to try and balance what is diabetes-friendly with what tastes good. Luckily, there’s a number of recipes that do just this. Here are three of them.
We have intrnasal influenza vaccine available for children, through the age of 18, who have no insurance, Medicaid, insurance that doesn't pay for influenza vaccine, or who are American Indian, & Alaskan Native. Please call 903-798-3250 with any questions.
It's that time of year. Influenza is already regional in Texas
It's flu season & we have the vaccine available. $25 for adults, $14 for underinsured children, no cost for children with no insurance or on Medicaid, & no cost for children who are Alaskan Native or American Indian.
We offer the HPV vaccine for ages 9-26. Age 19-26 may receive the vaccine only if you have no insurance.
The WIC department is having thier annual Breast-Feeding Celebration Thursday, August 2nd from 1pm-4pm. Any mothers that are currently breast-feeding or pregnant are invited to join us. We will have drawings for door prizes and our Lactation Consultant will be avaialable to answer any questions you may have.
Health Care Professionals:
Do you spend a lot of time talking to parents about vaccines? CDC, AAP, and AAFP have resources to help you talk with parents about vaccines. Check them out----- www.cdc.gov/vaccines/conversations
Reminder to do frequent tick checks.
It’s tick season. Not all Lyme disease rashes have a bull’s-eye appearance. Learn more about Lyme disease rashes and look-alikes. http://bit.ly/2rEgaUs
Can you name all 14 diseases that childhood vaccines protect against? Visit CDC's vaccine website for parents to learn about these diseases, their symptoms, and how they are spread: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/diseases/child/14-diseases.html
It's National Infant Immunization Week! How can you protect your baby from whooping cough before he/she is even born? Get the whooping cough vaccine when you are pregnant! Talk to your doctor and visit: www.cdc.gov/pertussis/pregnant.
National Infant Immunization Week is April 21-28. Keep the CDC's childhood immunization schedule at your fingertips. Find the latest schedules at https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/visit/birth-6-vaccines-schedule.html
Did you know that we offer vaccines to adults, who have no insurance? We offer: TDAP, MMR, VARICELLA (chicken pox), HEP B, HEP A, HPV 9, PNEUMOCOCCAL, PCV 13 (a pneumonia vaccine), and VARICELLA ZOSTER (Shingles). We ask an administrative fee of $20.00 per visit.
Learn about the vaccines your baby needs from a reliable source. CDC's vaccine website for parents explains the diseases vaccines prevent, immunization schedule, possible side effects, how to comfort your baby during vaccine visits, and more: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html
Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Center will be CLOSED THURSDAY, October 26, 2017 for Staff Traing. We will reopen Monday, October 30, 2017, At 7:00am.
ALL DAY IMMUNIZATION CLINIC on Monday August 7th.
We vaccinate adults, who have No insurance. The vaccines available are: Td (Tetnus Diptheria), TDAP (Tetnus Diptheria and Pertussis), Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, MMR (Measles Mumps and Rubella), Chicken Pox, & Shingles. The Shingles vaccine is recommended for adults who are at least 60 years of age. The Chicken Pox vaccine is recommended for adults who have never had chicken pox.
It's time to get your childrens back to school shots, before the back to school rush. We are a month away from school starting. If you wait until the last minute it will be hard to get your children vaccinated on time. There will be long waits, and the possibility of the clinic being out of some of the vaccines your child needs.
We only do vaccines on Monday and Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 until we have taken all we can complete, in order to close by 6:00.
However, we will have an immunization clinic on August 7th from 7:00 AM until 4:00 PM, and closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for lunch. The Spirit Of St. Michael Bus will be on site to help. Please bring an immunization record. We service children that have no insurance, are underinsured, on medicaid, and are American Indian or Alaskan Native.
Living with #HIV? Follow these steps to help prevent transmitting HIV to your baby. Learn more in our fact sheet: https://go.usa.gov/xNp3A
Our glossary has definitions for more than 700 #HIV/AIDS-related terms and includes images and infographics. Explore it today: https://go.usa.gov/xNpHF
TUESDAY June 27th is National HIV Testing Day! Have you been tested for HIV? If not, please contact us to setup your HIV testing today. Call 903-798-3250
Aspartame----a toxic substance in many drinks and processed foods
Texarkana Farmers' Market
I hope everyone is excited to come out this Saturday for our Summer Celebration!
WIC is giving special gifts to children that are turning 1 and 4 years old, so if your child is scheduled to be recertified don't miss out on the special gift we have for them. There is a limited supply.
Beat the Crowd
Get your child Immunization before school start
Who is Eligible?
Children with health insurance that does not cover vaccines
Children with no health insurance
Children with medicaid
Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Center provides state
Required vaccines for children up to 18
And selected vaccines for adults with no insurance
Goodie Bags will be given to Children
Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Center
902 W. 12th Street
Texarkana, TX 75501
JULY 10, 2017 9am- 4pm
AUGUST 7,2017 9am- 4pm
We offer Immunizations on Monday and Tuesday of every week, starting at 1pm until full. Please feel free to call if you have any questions.
Recipe of the day. Have a good weekend
CROCKPOT ORANGE CHICKEN!! I love orange chicken, YUMMM!!
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2 large carrots, peeled and sliced about 1/2-inch thick
2 large red or green bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
8 ounces orange juice concentrate
2 cups Mandarin orange segments or fresh orange segments
2 Green onions, chopped
hot cooked rice
Put carrots, peppers, garlic, then the chicken, ginger, salt, pepper & frozen orange juice in Crockpot. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours. Serve chicken on hot cooked rice on platter. Top with orange segments and green onions. Serve chicken liquid in gravy boat, if desired.
Call or come see the WIC Department and let us tell you why BREAST IS BEST.
WIC walkins are seen Monday- Wednesday at 7am Only. Walkins will be worked between scheduled apppointments.
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Tommorrow is Reproductive Health day at the clinic. Walkin hours are 7am and 1pm.
Our lovely WIC Ladies at the Texas Farmers Market
Today is Family Planning day. Patients will be seen from 1pm-4pm. Call (903)798-3250 to schedule an appt or if you have any question.
Come join the Texas WIC office at the Farmer's Market for fun recipe ideas on how to use your WIC benefits for healthy fresh cooking.
When: Saturday May 27, 2017
Saturday June 24, 2017
Saturday July 8, 2017
Where: 305 Texas Blvd, Texarkana, TX
You can also call the Texas WIC office at 903-798-3250 for more information.
The clinic will be closed Monday May 29th for Memorial Day.
902 W 12th St
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