Community Resources and Contacts

Galveston County Health District - website

Chambers County Health Department - website

Hardin County Health Department - website

Jefferson County Indigent Health Care Program - general information

Brazoria County Health Department - contact information

Orange County Health Department - website

Matagorda County Hospital District - website

State Resources and Links

The Texas Rural Health Association (TRHA) is a nonprofit organization whose primary goal is to improve the health of rural Texans. 

Office of Rural Community Affairs' Mission: "To assist rural Texans who seek to enhance their quality of life by facilitating, with integrity, the use of the resources of our state so that sustained economic growth will enrich the rural Texas experience for the benefit of all.

The National Rural Health Association is a national membership organization, whose mission is to improve the health and health care of rural Americans and to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.

The Rural Assistance Center (RAC) is a new national resource on rural health and human services information.

HPSAs, MUAs, and MUPs

Texas Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)

Texas Medical Underserved Areas (MUAs) and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs)

Health Literacy Resources

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Clearinghouse for Health Professionals

East Texas AHEC Digital Library

Moody Medical Library

Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

TDH Public Health Promotion Program

TDH Health Professions Resource Center

Texas Medical Association Library

Texas Medical Center Library

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners

Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library