Be One Less Not One More

To say we are in challenging times might seem to be an understatement. At first glance, we do not seem to have much control or say about the circumstances we find our communities in. When you look a little deeper though, you find that we actually do. Each community is comprised of individual people and… Read More

Obstetrics & Gynecology services return to MEHOP

MEHOP is pleased to announce that Obstetrics and Gynecology services will return in April. Olubukola (Bukky) Ayeni, MD will begin seeing patients April 20, 2020 with clinic locations in Wharton and Bay City. Accommodations for Dr. Ayeni’s labor and delivery services have been provided for by OakBend Medical Center – Richmond. Appointments are now being… Read More

New Pediatrician Joins MEHOP

Dr. Rosen offers an extensive background in pediatric care. He completed his Residency in Pediatrics at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York along with Fellowships in Pediatric Critical Care at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Pediatric Nephrology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York. His professional… Read More

Changes to Dental Services

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding while we do our part in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As of Monday, March 23, 2020 we will limit MEHOP Dental services to an emergency basis only. If you have a dental emergency, we ask that you call our clinic first to speak with a MEHOP… Read More

Temporary Changes at MEHOP

Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program (MEHOP) has implemented temporary changes to our daily operations at all MEHOP locations including Bay City, Wharton and Palacios. These temporary changes are designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 within our communities without reducing access to care. Here are a few things we’d like to share which are effective… Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This article was updated on March 16, 2020 to reflect the latest information from the CDC as of March 15, 2020. Statement from the CDC This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. LINK TO CDC Mental Health and Coping The… Read More

Congress Passes COVID-19 Funding

Community Health Centers Are Frontline Responders to Prevent Virus Spread in Communities **PRESS RELEASE FROM NACHC** Contact: Amy Simmons Farber,  301-347-0400 Washington – This week the House and Senate approved a bipartisan $8.3 billion package that includes $100 million in funding for Community Health Centers to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Health centers are frontline… Read More

Crawfish Boil & Bake Sale

***UPDATE*** At this time, we are canceling the crawfish boil and bake sale portion of our scholarship fundraiser due to the current national health concerns surrounding COVID-19. We will be in contact with those who have purchased tickets. If you would like to make a donation we are keeping the link active until April 3rd,… Read More

Join the #OurHearts Movement

Celebrate American Heart Month Together February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting our health goals… Read More