UTRGV to Open Health Clinic at Laguna Vista

Local News

The university of Texas Rio Grande Valley will open a health clinic at Laguna Vista.

This is a project the town has been working on for over a year. 

The university has committed to maintain the health clinic for a minimum of five years.

Laguna Vista City Manager Rolando Vela calls it a win-win for the community.

“We are located in a remote area in Cameron County, health care is an issue,” Vela said.

“We have a lot of people here that are retirees and the ability to be able to have a clinic nearby is very important to the community,” he said. 

The Community Development Corporation will reimburse UTRGV $6,000 quarterly during the first year of the lease, and $7,500 quarterly during the second and third years.

Laguna Vista hopes the clinic will open during the first quarter of this year.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

KVEO Cutest Pet Contest

Stay Connected

Trending Stories

Hurricane Tracker Center

KVEO App Download Links

Inside RGV Politics

More Inside RGV Politics