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CARE MOBILE PROGRAM

About our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Program

Working in partnership with your community’s health care leaders, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles bridge the gap between under-served children and local community agencies. It travels to locations that are lacking in pediatric resources or under utilizing existing ones. 

RONALD MCDONALD CARE MOBILE CLINIC SCHEDULE

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is offering all childhood immunizations. Appointments are strongly recommended. Call 832-824-6355 to make an appointment for immunizations! If there is no answer, please leave a message and we will call you back within 48 hours. We are taking walk-in patients but only during the first 1 hour of each clinic day. We cannot guarantee you will be seen if you don’t have an appointment. 
CLICK HERE  to see when the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be in your neighborhood.   

- Only one parent/guardian permitted with child
- Services are limited by time, staff and supplies

MOBILE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT
The new mobile Behavioral Health Unit launched in summer 2022 operated in partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry offers evidence-based, assessment-driven treatment for youth whose histories of exposure to trauma, traumatic loss, and/or severe adversity place them at high risk for severe persisting distress, functional impairment, and developmental disruption. The mobile clinic is a modularized intervention, and the modules can be tailored to the individual child based on assessment results. The clinic will travel to area schools and neighborhoods offering in person and telehealth visits free of charge.
 Call us at 832-824-9322
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 2p.m. 

The generosity of sponsors and donors make it possible for the Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles®  to provide free medical services in your community. To request the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile arrange for a visit to your community, please click here.

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Providing free services to the uninsured/underinsured pediatric patient, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile® virtually eliminates financial and geographic barriers to health care access. It also reduces the strain placed on local ERs by families using them for non-emergent care.

Service Details

Health

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is a state-of-the-art fully-equipped pediatric clinic on wheels. Designed from the ground up to meet the specific well-care and treatment needs of children, it is staffed by pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical assistants from Texas Children’s Hospitals (TCH).  TCH is ranked among the nation's top children’s hospitals by U.S.News & World Report and Parents magazine.

Because no two communities are exactly alike, the Care Mobile can address the most critical childhood health needs in your area. Whether it’s providing immunizations, school physicals, or increasing awareness on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, it can provide the services that make an impact in your community.

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Ronald McDonald Care Mobile capabilities and pediatric primary care services provided will vary by each community’s needs and may include:

  • Immunizations
  • Well-child visits
  • Ill or urgent care visits
  • Body Mass Index calculations and nutrition counseling
  • Developmental screenings
  • Vision and hearing screening
  • Free medicine for uninsured children through on-site TCH pharmacy
  • Vision and hearing screening
  • Blood collection and point of care testing
  • Childhood health education and injury prevention education
  • Specialty care referrals including mental health and social service referrals
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Dental

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is a three-room, mobile unit operated by UTHealth School of Dentistry, to provide much needed oral healthcare to under-served children throughout Houston, completely free of charge. Additionally, our future dentists & dental hygienists are being educated while children are receiving care. Certainly a win-win situation for the entire community. Look for the unit at a neighborhood school or community center near you. Do you believe in the Tooth Fairy? We do!
For more information: https://dentistry.uth.edu/patients/#community-outreach

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