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Welcome to Valley Baptist Health System

Welcome to the award-winning and nationally recognized Valley Baptist Health System.  Serving South Texas for nearly 100-years as a faith-based regional health system, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen and Valley Baptist Micro-Hospital – Weslaco, are supported by Free Standing Emergency Centers, the FIRST Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Valley, comprehensive stroke rehabilitation services, a specialized children’s unit with a dedicated pediatric emergency unit, a specialty women’s center, geriatric behavioral health clinic, breast center, heart and vascular clinic, community reference laboratories, family care clinics, fitness center, healthy women’s centers, imaging centers, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers, neurology center, family practice residency clinic, a physician network, and the Valley Baptist School of Vocational Nursing.

From celebrating the birth of your newborn babies to restoring health or treating you in an emergency, we know that care is more than medicine.  Valley Baptist is focused on helping our community achieve health for life through compassionate service inspired by faith, prompted by kindness and, an experience based on excellence.

The Valley Baptist network of care features 866-beds and includes more than 500 physicians, which are supported by 3,500 clinical and non-clinical staff members.  And, it extends many of its services beyond its facilities and into local communities, offering free medical screenings, supporting groups and numerous educational opportunities.   

Valley Baptist – Built on a Community of Care and safety.  We are honored to have the opportunity to serve you.

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Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors is our passion, and we’re honored to have the opportunity to serve you.

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We understand that it can be confusing to estimate treatment costs before choosing care. A comprehensive list of the hospital’s shoppable services and standard charges for services are available for review.

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Health experts share tips to celebrate Thanksgiving safely

Dec 7, 2021

Families across the Valley are getting for Thanksgiving, looking forward to a holiday that resembles pre-pandemic times.

"Now we have widespread availability of vaccines, the numbers have come down," Internal Medicine Physician at Valley Baptist Medical Center in McAllen Dr. Christopher Romero said. "We even have outpatient treatment available, so it's a drastically different landscape than the holiday season of last year."

Experts like Romero says people should continue to take precautions while getting together with friends and family during the holiday.

While Romero says vaccines are the best protection against COVID-19, he says those who aren't fully vaccinated should get tested before traveling or being around others to reduce the risk of spreading infection.

Even though COVID-19 infections and hospitalization are down, Valley health experts say people shouldn't let their guard down.

"If you're not feeling well, [do] not to be around others," Romero said. "Because not only is there the risk of spreading COVID but also influenza, the flu virus is still a real threat to people's health."