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CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare Announces Opening of Houston’s East End, St. Mary’s Clinic

PROVIDING PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FOR CHRONIC & ACUTE HEALTH Concerns- NO HEALTH INSURANCE, NO Problem

Houston, Texas, August 25, 2011 – CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare announces the opening of St. Mary’s Clinic. As part of the Healthy Living Neighborhood Campaign, the clinic opens as an addition to the healthcare ministries who serve the disadvantaged, low-income population of Houston and provide an option to expensive hospital emergency visits. Annually the Foundation serves over 45,000 children, women, and men.

Sister Rosanne Popp, CHRISTUS Medical Director & Primary Physician of St. Mary’s Clinic will diagnose and treat: diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, thyroid, kidney, liver, heart, gastritis, arthritis, depression, menstrual problems, back and joint pain, colds, bronchitis and other acute and chronic health problems. Health prevention checks including: well women exams, school immunizations, blood tests for cholesterol, diabetes, thyroid, liver, kidney, prostate, pap smears.

Referrals for eye check-ups, mammograms and other specialty and social services such as, assistance with obtaining medications free or at low cost. St. Mary’s Clinic is open Monday – Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., appointments and walk-in’s are welcome. The address is 2120 S. WAYSIDE, SUITE B, HOUSTON, TX 77023. Please feel free to contact the clinic directly for further information at 713.803.1840. Se Habla Español.

ABOUT CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare – CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare is dedicated to extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, continuing the legacy of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word through the promotion of health and welfare to people in need.

We seek to serve the underserved through our 10 ministries: School Based Clinics, Healthy Living Mobile Clinic, Our Daily Bread (homeless shelter), Point of Light Primary Care Clinic, and Cronin & Brauer Cleft Lip & Palate Clinic.

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CONTACT:
Elisabeth Urtado-HolzheauserCHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare
713-803-1808
713-652-0760
Elisabeth.Urtado-Holzheauser@CHRISTUSHealth.org

http://www.christusfoundation.org

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