Helpful Links

For primary care and mental health services that assist with health challenges beyond what BCPHD provides some Bell County resources are: 
 

  • Martha's Clinic: Martha's Clinic is a student-founded and student-run free health clinic for the homeless and indigent population of Temple and surrounding Bell County.

  • Temple Community Clinic: Eligible patients can receive services in chronic disease management, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry, diabetic education, primary care, prescription assistance, and others. 

  • Greater Killeen Community Clinic: The GKCC can offer services for uncomplicated illness (cold, flu, etc.), simple wound care, chronic disease management, and the like. 

  • Central Counties Services (MHMR): Offers services for mental and intellectual disabilities and mental health. 

  • UMHB Life Community Center: The Community Life Counseling (CLC) center at UMHB provides high-quality counseling services to Belton and the surrounding communities.

  • Bell County Indigent Health: Indigent Health Services Department to better serve the County and the community in areas of health care services for very low-income residents.

Other services in the Central Texas area of note that residents may wish to utilize are: 
 

  • Texas Workforce Commission: Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

  • Baylor Scott and White Cancer Support Services: General and cancer-specific support groups and events throughout Central Texas, including Bryan/College Station, Killeen, Temple, and Waco, for patients and caregivers battling the effects of cancer.

Healthy Eating Tips
 

Cancer Prevention
 

STD Prevention: 
 

Community Services
American Red Cross- Heart of Texas Chapter
http://www.redcross.org/tx/waco

Public Health Resources
Center for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov

 

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/default.shtm


Immunizations
Immunize Texas
http://www.dshs.texas.gov/immunize/public.shtm

Emergency Preparedness
Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry
https://texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/

Texas Prepares
http://www.texasprepares.org/ 


CTEH Internet Resources
http://www.cteh.com/internet_resources

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://www.ready.gov


Zika
http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html


Texas Zika
http://www.texaszika.org/

Local Government and Organizations
Bell County Government
http://www.bellcountytx.com

Central Texas Council of Governments
http://www.ctcog.org

 

State Government and Organizations

Department of State Health Services
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us

Texas Health and Human Services Commission
http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us

Texas Restaurant Association
http://www.restaurantville.com/home

Texas Homeland Security
http://www.texashomelandsecurity.org

 

Federal Government
Federal Emergency Management Agency
http://www.fema.gov

WIC
Department of State Health Services
www.texaswic.org

Breastfeeding
www.breastmilkcounts.com  

Health & Education Resources
Alcohol Rehab & Recovery
https://alcorehab.org/