The overall wellbeing of the community includes the physical health of its residents. In partnership with Baylor Medical Center of Garland, the City of Garland provides access to a variety of medical services.
The City of Garland's commitment to improving the physical lives of its residents is evidenced by its unique services. The Health Department provides services and programs to minimize the risk of illness to the general population, increases access to health care, and protects the environmental integrity of the city. Find information about immunizations, travel vaccines, well child care, and other clinical services; food/restaurant inspection; mosquito control; communicable disease prevention; and more here.
Public Health Services
Garland's Health Department is the only municipal "full service" health department in Texas and offers clinic services to Garland's most vulnerable residents. Established in 1979, Clinical Services, located at 206 Carver Street, houses four full-time registered nurses and provides immunizations, well child exams, travel vaccines, tuberculosis screening, communicable disease prevention, and community health education to area residents. An outreach specialist on staff also assists other Garland clinics in providing free vaccines to uninsured/underinsured children. Clinical Services was awarded the 2010 Certificate of Excellence for the high rate of immunization coverage in Garland by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Baylor Medical Center at Garland
Baylor Medical Center at Garland is a fully accredited, 281-bed medical center serving the residents of Garland and neighboring communities. Baylor Garland–part of Baylor Health Care System–provides advanced medical care in a healing, supportive environment. Recognized for comprehensive services in heart and vascular care, diagnostic and interventional imaging, women's services, neonatal intensive care, sleep medicine, digestive disease, family medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation, Baylor Garland has 574 physicians on its medical staff representing an inclusive range of specialties. Please see www.baylorhealth.com for a full menu of its quality medical services.