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The Center for Children and Women is closing

Both locations of The Center for Children and Women will be closing. The Greenspoint location will close December 1, 2023 and the Southwest location will close on June 30, 2024. These closures will not change your coverage with Texas Children's Health Plan. If you have questions about your care, please contact The Center for Children and Women at 832-828-1005. If you have questions about your coverage or for help picking a new doctor, call Texas Children’s Health Plan at 1-866-959-6555 (CHIP) or 1-866-959- 2555 (STAR) or 1-800-659-5764 (STAR Kids).

You can get more information by visiting our frequently asked questions.

Provider Departure

Dr. Sara Curtis will no longer be providing care at The Centers for Children and Women after September 19, 2023. If you are a patient of Dr. Curtis, please call us at 832-828-1005 to schedule your appointment with another provider. We thank Dr. Curtis for her many years of service at The Centers!

Policy update

Starting on January 2023. Minors that do not come with a legal parent or guardian must get verbal approval to receive care.

A parent or guardian must be at the first visit to complete forms. For each visit after, the parent or guardian can call from then on. Parents must speak with the care team for medical related questions.

Medicaid Coverage Alert

Don't lose your health coverage! We don’t want to lose you as a patient! New rules will require you to renew your Medicaid plan. Learn more

Texas Children's Anywhere Care

Online health care visits anytime, anywhere.

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Online health care visits anytime, anywhere.

 

What is Texas Children’s Anywhere Care?

Welcome to Texas Children’s Anywhere Care, where day or night, you can have an online visit with a health care provider* to treat a variety of routine medical conditions.

How does it work?

Texas Children’s Anywhere Care allows Texas Children’s Health Plan members to consult a live provider about non-emergencies through online health care visits. Our providers can conveniently diagnose and write prescriptions, if necessary, for a variety of routine medical conditions.

Please note certain conditions may not be treated through Texas Children’s Anywhere Care; for example, strep throat or injuries needing an X-ray. Infants less than 30 days old should be seen by their primary care provider. Read the FAQ section for more information.

What are the benefits?

When you or your child need medical treatment quickly for non-emergencies, Texas Children’s Anywhere Care allows you to skip the wait at the ER, avoid driving to an urgent care clinic or having to schedule appointments. With online heath care visits, you can have a visit from anywhere — in minutes.

Other benefits of online health care visits include:

  • 24/7 access to trusted providers

  • Great for non-emergencies, such as fevers, rashes, pink eye, cough, colds and more

  • Prescriptions, if necessary, are sent to the pharmacy of your choice

  • Face-to-face online provider visits via computer

Texas Children’s Anywhere Care is ideal for:

  • Coughs and colds
  • Fever in children older than 8 weeks
  • Rashes
  • Sore throats
  • Pink eye
  • Headaches
  • General Questions and More!
See a Provider Frequently Asked Questions

When should you use Texas Children's Anywhere Care vs. an urgent care clinic or the emergency room?

Conditions usually seen via an online providerConditions usually seen in an urgent care clinicConditions usually seen in an emergency room

 

  • Allergic reactions

  • Cough, cold or congestion

  • Ear pain

  • Fever in children older than 8 weeks

  • Pink eye

  • Rashes

  • Skin infections

  • Sore throat

  • Vomiting and diarhea

 

  • Asthma

  • Flu

  • Minor burns

  • Minor injuries from falls or sports

  • Sprains and strains

  • Urinary tract infection

 

  • Broken bones (with deformity)

  • Bleeding that won't stop

  • Extensive or complicated cuts or lacerations

  • Fainting or head injuries with loss of consciuosness or disorientation

  • Fevers in children under 8 weeks

  • Loss or changes of vision

  • Procedures requiring a CT scan or sedation

  • Seizures without a previous diagnosis of epilepsy

  • Serious burns

  • Snake bites

  • Spinal injuries

  • Sudden changes in mental state

  • Sudden shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Vomiting or coughing  up blood

 

 

* Texas Children’s Anywhere Care providers may include doctors and advanced practice providers.