Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center

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Mission

We are dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of our community by providing accessible high-quality care. Our individual and organizational commitment is to ensure this human right through quality service, advocacy and community empowerment.

Access

  • Open 68 hours a week
  • Eight languages spoken by bilingual staff
  • Family support and social services
  • WIC program sites

Tiburcio Vasquez Health CenterClinical Services Highlights

  • Primary medical care for children, teens and adults
  • Comprehensive prenatal services program: 5,620 pre- natal care visits per year
  • School-based and school-linked health services program: includes Logan Health Center (school-based health clinic and youth services) and Tennyson High School
  • Chronic disease management: monolingual/bilingual self- management programs focusing on diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer
  • Comprehensive dental services

Community Programs

  • Vida con Esperanza Latina Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Alegria HIV/AIDS Spanish Support Group
  • Member Services Eligibility and Enrollment assistance for various health insurance

Community Health Education and Prevention

  • Pregnant and parenting teen program
  • Promotoras de Salud: a Spanish language recruitment and training peer-education program
  • HIV/AIDS education and prevention programs
  • Tobacco-use prevention program
  • Youth empowerment programs

Community Based Research

  • Cultural Competence – A Latino Perspective: Curriculum developed by TVHC staff to address the needs of Latino clients
  • Tu Eres Mi Otro Yo, The State of HIV/AIDS on Latinos in Alameda County: Epidemiological and anecdotal data of the effects of HIV on the Latino Community

To visit the Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center website, go to www.tvhc.org