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THE MEDINA COUNTY HEALTH UNIT

3103 Avenue G  Hondo Texas 78861

Ph (830) 741-6191       Fax (830) 426-4202

Hours 7:00 am -6:00 pm

Monday - Thursday    *Closed Fridays

(Immunizations available in Castroville and Devine by appointment)

Health Unit Staff

Patricia Mechler,RN, BSN  Health Unit Director

patricia.mechler@medinacountytexas.org

Esther Hernandez   

esther.hernandez@medinacountytexas.org

                         Crystal Pina, LVN                              crystal.pina@medinacountytexas.org

          Jeanette Vosquez                jeanette.vosquez@medinacountytexas.org

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PROGRAMS

IMMUNIZATIONS 

The Texas Vaccine for Children Program is for qualifying children 2 months to 18 years.  Adult vaccines are available under the Adult Safety Net Program. Call our office for details. Visit dshs.texas.gov/immunize/ for  up to date immunization schedules.

IMMTRAC2                                                                  The Texas immunization registry, is a no-cost service that stores immunization information electronically in one centralized location for all ages.  Visit Immtrac.com for more information. We can assist you with getting your immunizations on IMMTRAC or accessing your record. 

PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM  

MCHU works with community partners to develop plans and operations to support public health emergencies. Through Public Health emergency exercises and training, we can increase response and recovery from disaster.  If you would like to partner or volunteer with the Health Unit call our office for more information.       

HEALTH UNIT NEWS

School Updates/Reminders

Meningitis for College All entering Texas college students are required to show proof of a meningitis vaccination booster dose. See dshs.texas.gov/immunize/school/college-requirementsfor more info. and/or exemptions.

7th grade Shots All entering 7th graders will be required to show proof of Tdap and Meningococcal vaccine upon enrollment. See

dshs.texas.gov/immunize/school/school-

requirements

IMMTRAC2 for your Teen  If you have a child turning 18, they will no longer be on the Texas State registry UNLESS they sign an IMMTRAC2 adult consent form. Please see your school nurse or call us to get your student back on the registry and fill out an Adult Consent Form.