Health Care for All

Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center, Combest Central Community Health Center provides general, specialized care for Lubbock residents

Tile wall at Combest Center

Give today! Your gift to the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center through Giving Tuesday will make a difference in health care for the underserved populations of West Texas.

The Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center and the Combest Central Community Health Center provide a range of services for individuals in West Texas to improve access to care and reduce or eliminate health disparities among high-risk populations.
 
Staffed by School of Nursing faculty professionals, both centers offer specialized programs to improve care for senior citizens and new and expectant mothers as well as general health care services and management of chronic diseases.

Your gift to the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center through Giving Tuesday will help make a difference in health care for the underserved populations of West Texas. 

Senior care

Woman's ear being checked

The Combest Center offers primary care services for senior residents.

The centers offer in-home primary care services for senior residents. Senior House Calls is one of the first programs in West Texas to offer this unique alternative for senior citizens with Medicare or Medicaid who have difficulty accessing primary care.
 
The Senior House Calls team helps establish and coordinate care between families, community services and home health/hospice services.
 
“I am so happy to have such a wonderful group of individuals caring for my aging father. Our entire family, as well as my father, is grateful to know all of you.”
 -Family Member,
Senior House Calls Patient
 
Expecting and new moms

Counseling between two women

The Combest Center provides resources and services for new & expecting moms. 

Combest Central Community Health Center, is an extension of the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center and houses two programs that focus on providing resources and services for new moms: Nurse Family Partnership and Stork’s Nest.
 
Specially trained nurses provide support and education through the Nurse Family Partnership to help first-time moms navigate this new life event. The nurse-client relationship that’s built during the pregnancy and first two years after the baby’s birth is focused on improving pregnancy outcomes, child health and development and economic self-sufficiency for the families.
 
“(They) have helped me through a lot. Being pregnant and depressed to having my baby and now I’m doing great and so is my baby.”
-Combest Center Patient
 
The Stork’s Nest offers complimentary educational classes and health care services for expecting and new mothers, with a goal to prevent cases of low birth-weight, premature births and infant deaths. The program is a national collaborative between the School of Nursing, the Combest Centers, March of Dimes and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

Combest Center Building

Give Today! Your gift to the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center this Giving Tuesday will help make a difference in health care for the underserved populations of West Texas. 

Health care services offered at the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center and the Combest Central Community Health Center include:
·      Primary Care (Clinic/Urgent Care Services)
·      Diabetes & Wellness Education
·      Prenatal Care
·      Behavioral Health
·      Senior House Calls
·      Prescription Assistance
·      Transportation for health care visits
·      Outreach & Enrollment in health programs
·      Management of chronic health issues
 
The Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center is located at 301 40th St. in Lubbock. For more information, call 806-743-9355.
 
The Combest Central Community Health Center is located at 2424 50th St. in Lubbock.
For more information, call (806) 743-2424. 

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