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Wellness and Preventative Care services offered in Laredo and Zapata, TX

Wellness and preventive care is essential to monitor your health, detect disease in the early stages and protect against serious illnesses. At Border Clinic, PLLC, Claudia Mercado, MD, and Mario Salinas, DNP, FNP-C, offer comprehensive wellness and preventive care to help you live your life to the fullest. To schedule an appointment for wellness and preventative care, call the office in Laredo, Texas, and Zapata, Texas, or book online today.

Wellness and Preventative Care Q & A

What is wellness and preventive care?

Wellness and preventative care are important aspects of your health care at every age. These services can diagnose, prevent, and manage health problems of many different types, including chronic dieases like Type 2 diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and high cholesterol.

Ultimately, wellness and preventive care can identify problems in the early stages so you can get proactive treatment to create a healthy life. 

What does wellness and preventive care include?

Wellness and preventive care include many different services, such as:

  • Wellness visits (physicals)
  • Risk-factor assessment
  • Men’s and women’s health care
  • Pediatrics (well-child exams)
  • Immunizations
  • Disease screening 
  • Lab tests
  • Weight management
  • Nutritional guidance
  • Healthier lifestyle education

These medical care services help give you more control over your overall health. Your provider at Border Clinic, PLLC, evaluates your situation to determine which preventive and wellness services will work best for your needs.

What are the benefits of wellness and preventive care?

Wellness and preventive care can give you a new approach to life. You’ll learn everything you’d need to know about eating healthy, maintaining your health better, and managing your chronic illnesses effectively to become an overall happier and healthier person.


With regular wellness and preventive care, you’re likely to be sick less often and experience less severe symptoms. Being proactive about your health can even save your life.. 

How often do I need wellness and preventive care? 

Every person is unique, so wellness and preventive care needs can vary by person. However, the team at Border Clinic, PLLC, recommends annual wellness visits for everyone (which include physicals and disease screenings).

If you need help with weight management (help losing extra weight), stress management, and other lifestyle care, you may need to schedule more frequent visits to the office so you can get the support you need. 

The team also offers sick care as well, which is an excellent addition to your wellness and preventive care for those times when you’re ill or suffer an injury.  In addition, they offer special services like civilian functional assessments. 

Your health and happiness in the long term is important to the team at Border Clinic, PLLC. To schedule an appointment for wellness and preventative care, call the office in Laredo, Texas, or book online today.