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Mobile Health Clinic

vna health care on wheels mobile clinic

Get fast, non-emergency medical attention at the VNA’s Health Care on Wheels mobile clinic

When you or a family members gets sick, it puts your life on hold as you wait to feel better and get back to your normal schedule. The VNA’s Health Care on Wheels provides you with fast service to treat you or your family so you can get well as soon as possible. No appointments are necessary, and wait times to see the clinical staff are minimal. Care is available to everyone, even those who cannot afford to pay.

VNA’s Health Care on Wheels Schedule

The mobile clinic conveniently circulates throughout Indian River County. You can find the clinic at the following times and locations:

Monday – Church of Faith by God, 8550 58th Ave, Wabasso

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Tuesday – Winn Dixie Plaza, 2950 9th St SW, Vero Beach

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Wednesday – Humane Society Thrift Store, 4445 20th St, Vero Beach

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Thursday – Sunset Apartment Complex, 4166 45th Place, Gifford

8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Friday – VNA offices, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Saturday – VNA offices, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Treatment and Services

Advanced registered nurse practitioners aboard the clinic can examine, diagnose and prescribe medications for minor, non-urgent illnesses such as upper respiratory infections, sore throats, earaches and minor cuts. Some of the most common conditions include:

  • Minor cuts and wounds
  • Sore throat
  • Pink eye
  • Colds
  • Ear infections
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Urinary tract infections (adult women)
  • Skin infections
  • Rashes
  • Fever
  • Early detection of chronic illnesses

The clinic also conducts school, sports and work physicals. For school and sports physicals, please bring the child’s immunization records.

The mobile clinic is unable to perform DOT, concealed weapon or specialty work physicals. It does not administer routine immunizations or diagnose or treat STD’s.

Payment

No-Cost Care

The VNA’s Health Care on Wheels mobile clinic offer no-cost care to those who cannot afford to pay for it. Staff on the bus also ask patients to apply for the Hospital District Care Card. Applications for the Hospital District Care Card are available at the VNA’s Health Care on Wheels, and staff aboard the bus can provide assistance with filling out the form. Patients will be asked to provide a photo ID as proof of Indian River County residency.

Low-Cost Care

Receiving care at the mobile clinic is offered at the following low-cost options:

  • Sick Visit: $60
  • Work Physical: $40
  • Sports Physical: $30

Accepted forms of payment include credit/debit cards and checks (no cash please).

What to Know Before Arriving

Patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis and must arrive 30 minutes before the designated closing times to be treated. Sick patients will be treated before those patients needing a school, sports or work physical. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

 Operated by the VNA in collaboration with the Indian River County Hospital District