Health Education Department


Health Education helps empower individuals and communities to live healthier lives by increasing their knowledge and influencing their attitudes about caring for their well-being.


The Health Education Department provides education to our patients on nutrition, diabetes, weight management, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other diseases. Our staff works closely with all BCHC medical providers regarding health education, especially diabetes self-management.

Services offered:
  • National Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Diabetes management
  • Group educational classes
  • Individual consults
  • Glucometer program
  • Nutrition services
This added value service is at no cost to our patients.

BCHC Patients can access these services at our main location.

New Horizon Medical Center




Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 8:00am – 5pm

Wednesday 10am – 6pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Brownsville Community Health Center (BCHC) is an FTCA deemed Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.