VNA’s Health Care on Wheels offers same-day non-emergency medical attention
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.
Mobile health clinic for the uninsured
There is no charge for uninsured residents of Indian River County who have the Hospital District Care Card. To qualify for the Hospital District Care Card, you must be an Indian River County resident for a period of no less than six months and meet the criteria for the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Applications for the Hospital District Care Card are available at the VNA’s Health Care on Wheels. Patients will be asked to provide a photo ID as proof of Indian River County residency.
Low-cost health care services
For those who do not qualify for the Hospital District Care Card or have health insurance, our services are available at low cost:
Sick Visit: $60
Work Physical: $40
Sports Physical: $30
Credit/debit cards and checks only
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 in order 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. The mobile health clinic doesn’t accept private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, or Florida Health Kids, etc for payment.
Where to find the VNA’s Health Care on Wheels clinic
The VNA’s Health Care on Wheels clinic can be found in the VNA parking lot located at 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach (behind the IRMC emergency room). Hours of the clinic are:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
*closed for lunch from noon – 1:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Mobile Health Clinic
What illnesses is the mobile health clinic able to treat?
VNA’s Health Care on Wheels is able to provide a variety of non-emergency health care services.
The most common conditions include:
- Minor cuts & wounds
- Sore throat
- Pink eye
- Ear infections
- Upper respiratory infections
- Urinary tract infections (adult women)
- Skin infections
- Early detection of chronic illnesses
- Blood sugar
School, sports and work physicals are available. For school and sports physicals, please bring the child’s immunization records.
Are there illnesses the mobile health clinic is unable to treat?
Though the mobile health clinic can conduct some physicals (school, sports and work), it is unable to perform DOT, concealed weapon or specialty work physicals. It does not administer routine immunizations or diagnose or treat STD’s.
Operated by the VNA in collaboration with the Indian River County Hospital District