Rapid Testing

Our new rapid diagnostic testing system is available at MEHOP Family Medicine – Bay City. This 4 in 1 system is able to detect COVID-19, Influenza A/B and RSV with diagnostic results in appropriately 30 min. DUE TO LIMITS PLACED BY MANUFACTURER ON QUANTITY OF TESTING SUPPLIES WE ARE ABLE TO RECEIVE AT ONE TIME,… Read More

New Pediatrician Joins MEHOP

Join us in welcoming Chinyere Ugwuzor, MD to MEHOP Pediatrics – Bay City. Dr. Ugwuzor began seeing patients January 4, 2021. Dr. Ugwuzor received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas and is a recent graduate from the Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program. “My passion is… Read More

MEHOP Welcomes Tho Nguyen, FNP-C

We begin the new year by welcoming Tho Nguyen, MSN, APRN, FNP-C to MEHOP Family Medicine in Bay City. Tho will begin seeing patients January 4, 2021.  Prior to receiving her Masters of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Cizik School of Nursing,… Read More


How growing your own food can benefit your physical and mental health. Growing your own vegetables is a simple solution to many health problems. Whether it is a single tomato plant or a backyard garden, it is beneficial to your health. The benefits of growing your own vegetables include: Nutrition Home grown vegetables are packed… Read More


Our Wharton Pediatric clinic will open Monday, October 19, 2020! Our Pediatricians include Dr. Nortman, Winchell and Pasha. Clinics are located at 2112 Regional Medical Drive in Wharton. Dr. Winchell will be in Suite 1313, and Dr.’s Pasha and Nortman will be in Suite 1315. Appointments can be made by calling 979-245-2008 ext. 1106/1110 for… Read More

Gardening 101

Bring your lawn chair and join us outdoors Tuesday, October 27th 10am-11am, as you learn the basics of planting your own garden. County Extension Agent Aaron Sumrall, PhD will lead you through the ins and outs of planting and growing vegetables. This one hour course will cover: Soils and soil health Gardening options for limited… Read More

Medicare 101

Get the knowledge needed to make informed decisions. Join Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging as they hold two (English and Spanish) “Medicare 101” virtual workshops. Open enrollment begins soon. English Session – Monday, October 5th from 10am-11:30am, to register go to https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eFX3YtoCRJyWsZRAbHBO-g. Spanish Session – Monday, October 12th from 10am – 11:30am, to register go… Read More

Voter Registration at MEHOP

On September 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November. With a historic presidential election approaching, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box, and National Voter Registration Day… Read More