Val Verde Regional Medical Center's (VVRMC) Community Outreach team has been busy despite the restrictions from COVID-19.
RMOMS is a grant-funded program targeting women in the community so that they may have quality healthcare from family planning all the way to postpartum care. RMOMS includes prenatal education, support and resources, online prenatal classes to help prepare for motherhood, a perinatal case manager to provide individualized support and resources, telemedicine for high-risk pregnancies so moms don’t have to travel to receive care, mental health referral, and much more. Call 830.768.9232 or 830.778.3954 for more information.
Diabetes Self-Management Education is set to resume on an in-person basis (COVID permitting) this summer. There is also a self-guided Diabetes Self-Management workbook you can download. It has all the information and tools you need to manage your diabetes and your health. Education and resources are provided, making it possible for a participant to take control of diabetes or prediabetes. For class information, see the VVRMC calendar, call 830.778.3848.
CPRIT provides cancer screening for cervical cancer, colorectal cancer and breast cancer by providing opportunities for eligible people to receive screening procedures at no cost. For more information, call 830.309.2480.
Community Outreach has your teens and tweens covered with online education and support groups to support kids in making good life choices. In-school education is also being provided to middle school students. Check vvrmc.org or call 830.778.3954 for the latest information.
The Mary L. Pierce HOPE Cancer Resource Room provides cancer navigation services, resources and support for those fighting cancer. Call 830.309.2480 for information.
Safe Kids: As if all this weren't enough, VVRMC also heads up the Val Verde County Safe Kids program, providing education and information to keep avoidable accidents from happening to children.