HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Texas Department of State Health Services is offering free health clinics throughout the week at locations across South Texas.

The department’s aim is to prepare for disasters and public health emergencies, an initiative that is now called Operation Border Health Preparedness.

Available services at the clinics include medical exams, immunizations for children and adults, sports physicals for students, health and diabetes screenings, dental and vision exams. 

The clinics are scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the following locations:

  • Brownsville at James Pace Early College High School, 314 W. Los Ebanos Boulevard
  • Harlingen at Harlingen School of Health Professions, 2302 N. 21st Street
  • Laredo at Lyndon B. Johnson 9th Grade Campus, 5511 St. Luke Boulevard
  • Raymondville at Raymondville High School, 601 F.M. 3168
  • Rio Grande City at AC2E Elementary School, 1 S. Fort Ringgold 

In San Juan, the clinics are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at PSJA Early College High School, located at 805 W. Ridge Road.

Services vary depending on the location.

The public may visit dshs.texas.gov/obhp2022 or call 2-1-1 to confirm which services are offered at a specific location.