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Free Mammogram and Pap Testaaaaaa

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program (MEHOP) in conjunction with Matagorda Regional Medical Center (MRMC), is offering free pap smears to women between the ages of 21 and 64 and free mammograms to women between 40 and 64 years of age. On Friday, October 13th from 8AM-4PM pap smears will be available

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Car Seat replacement due to Harvey floodingaaaaaa

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program (MEHOP) will hold an event Friday, Sept. 29 to replace car seats lost due to Hurricane Harvey. The state of Texas has provided car seats to be given away during the month of September for those that were damaged by the storm. A car seat needs

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Reporting on Performanceaaaaaa

Once a year, all Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's) must provide a report to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The report, which is public record, is the Uniform Data System (UDS) and is a core system of information appropriate for reviewing the operation and performance of health centers. The

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Medicare and MEHOP – Benefiting your Benefitsaaaaaa

If you are currently covered by Medicare or will be in the near future, there are some interesting facts about MEHOP that you may not be aware of. MEHOP accepts Medicare and Medicare Supplemental Insurance Plans Medicare waives the Part B deductible for covered services at MEHOP because we are a  Federally

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Medical care when you need it mostaaaaaa

    It’s a Saturday morning and you wake up with a sore throat and fever. You know you can’t go the whole weekend without seeing a Doctor but what do you do….It’s Saturday? How many times have we been in that situation with our selves or a family member? At MEHOP

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A Different Kind of Medicine……aaaaaa

Health care traditionally has been symptom and illness based. Patients typically receive episodic care that is disjointed and spread among multiple clinics and providers. What if there was a better way to provide health care, a way for patients and providers to coordinate care together? At MEHOP we are taking health

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Healthy Texas Womenaaaaaa

  The Healthy Texas Women program provides family planning and reproductive health services to eligible women in Texas. These services help women plan their families, whether it is to achieve, postpone, or prevent pregnancy. These services can have a positive effect on future pregnancy and general health. WHO IS ELIGIBLE? You may

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MEHOP Awarded Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Grantaaaaaa

The Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program, commonly referred to as MEHOP, recently received news they were awarded a Breast and Cervical Cancer Service (BCCS) grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. The grant program provides qualify, no-cost, accessible breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services to women

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Motherhood: Guilty or Not Guilty for Not Being as Productive.aaaaaa

  Lillian Solis-Smith, PhD Texas Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Supervisor Texas Licensed Counselor-Supervisor   When you think of motherhood, ideas of sweet smells, smiles, and love are on the top of the description list.  The second thought is responsibility.  All moms can speak about the never ending cleaning, encouraging, gathering of food, and just about

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What is the HPV Vaccine?aaaaaa

Genital HPV or human papillomavirus is a common virus that is passed from one person to another through direct skin-to-skin contact during sexual activity. Most sexually active people will contract HPV at some time in their lives, and most will not even know it due to lack of signs. HPV

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