Health Service Region 8 - Family Health Services

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Theresa Kostelnik, R.N.
Family and Community Health Manager
1309 E. Cemetery Rd.
Hallettsville, Texas 77964
(361) 798-9639
Fax: (361) 798-4752 


Mission

To improve the health and well-being of Texas families by increasing access to health care through community collaboration, with a focus on prevention.

Purpose

The Family and Community Health Services encompass multiple programs directed toward the health and wellbeing of women and children.  Services provided in the Region 8 field offices (12) located in Bandera, Boerne, Del Rio, Floresville, Goliad, Hallettsville, Karnes, Kerrville, Pearsall, Seguin, Uvalde include:

  • Population based services (health education, community collaboration and partnerships, health promotion and prevention)
  • Spinal screening and training
  • Family planning referral
  • Child health screening referral
  • Perinatal hepatitis B training to hospitals
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Vision and hearing testing
  • Immunizations
  • Social service referrals
  • Case management services
  • Contract management (quality assurance, technical assistance and contract management to regional contractors of Title V, X, XX, Primary Health Care, Epilepsy, Population based programs and family planning)

Regional Contract Coordinator

Jay Medellin, R.N.

210-949-2081
Fax: 210-949-2084 

Links

Maternal Health Care Bureau, Title V Information System
Department of State Health Services Adolescent Health Program
Breast and Cervical Cancer in Texas
Department of State Health Services Epilepsy Services
Family Planning in Texas
Department of State Health Services Genetic Services
County Indigent Health Care Program
Maternal & Child Health (MCH)
Primary Health Care in Texas
Spinal Screening Program

Last updated June 24, 2013