Coryell Health, a Gatesville-based hospital and healthcare organization, launched a West Temple facility in August to provide Central Texas residents with more healthcare options.
It currently operates 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at 6208 W. Adams Ave. in Temple, two blocks east of Walmart.
“We are thrilled to bring our high-tech healthcare with warm hearts to a new region in central Texas,” Coryell Health said in a Facebook post. “Our temple location provides convenient, friendly, and timely care by offering walk-in urgent care services, family practice, and treatment for minor medical emergencies. We hope you will feel at home as soon as you enter.
Other services offered include childhood immunizations, diagnostic radiology and laboratory, flu and pneumonia shots, annual Medicare wellness visits, routine checkups and medical care, sports, and preoperative physical exams , the treatment of infants to the elderly, the treatment of chronic diseases and women’s health.
The temple location — which is accepting new patients in person and by phone at 254-216-8289 — joins satellite facilities in Goldthwaite, Moody’s and Waco, and a main Gatesville campus that includes a 25-bed hospital and several buildings clinics.
“The main campus includes a level IV trauma center emergency room with primary and specialist care providers, an advanced wound care center, advanced radiology with MRIs, nuclear medicine and 3D mammograms, a rehabilitation center state-of-the-art outpatient facility, a nursing facility with long-term care and inpatient rehabilitation, and assisted living and independent living apartments,” Paul Carr, a spokesperson for Coryell Health, said in a statement. Press.
Before its Temple site was expanded, Coryell Health last expanded its services into central Texas when it implemented comprehensive primary care services at its Waco facility last April.
“Our family medicine team is available five days a week, providing comprehensive, preventative primary care and emergency care services, including walk-in visits, same-day appointments, and walk-in appointments. programmed,” said Dr. Jantzen Matli, director of Coryell Health Medical Clinic. Waco, said. “We have earned the trust of Waco patients, providing them with exceptional care where they can come in quickly and feel at home. We are grateful to the Coryell team whose collaboration and efforts contributed to this achievement.
Coryell Health — which accepts self-pay and most major insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, TRICARE, Medicaid, Medicare and Baylor Scott & White Health Plan — hopes the same will be true for his facility. Temple.
These recent facility additions and expansions set a trend in central Texas, where healthcare providers are looking to reach more surrounding populations.
Over the summer, the US Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it would open two new outpatient clinics: 336 Town Square in Copperas Cove and 1001 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 401 in Killeen.
“We are excited to provide veterans with primary health care options closer to where they live,” said Michael Kiefer, executive director of the Central Texas VA Health Care System, in a press release. “Not only will these new VA clinics in Copperas Cove and Killeen provide primary care, but also women’s health services for our growing number of female veterans.”
Both clinics are expected to open this fall, according to VA officials.
The Temple Community Clinic, meanwhile, is working to expand its services to low-income patients with a new facility at the corner of West Avenue J and South 31st Street – the site of a former first aid and fire station. of Temple.
“I have a health insurance agency, so I’m very familiar with health costs, and it’s just not cheap. From premiums to copayments, deductibles, maximum outgoings, these things are just expensive,” said Temple Mayor Tim Davis. “Having the Temple Community Clinic bridge the gap for people in our community who need a little extra help is unprecedented. We have nothing if we don’t have our health and this establishment is going to provide that for us.