More than 50,000 people live in Galveston and each individual person has health care needs. For example, out of all the population, approximately 8,255 are senior citizens, and out of them, 785 are over the age of 80. There are more than 3,390 veterans living in Galveston.
Taking into consideration the population of Galveston, the primary health care needs are senior home health care, veteran care, vaccine campaigns, and research. The most present diseases and addictions in Galveston are cancer, cardiovascular diseases, Prostate Cancer Screening, Colon Cancer Screening, Tobacco Use, and finally Alcohol Use.
Galveston has an incredible health care program that can be covered by insurance! One of the most important parts of the city is The University of Texas Medical Branch, one of the best medical schools in the country. Some of the highlights of their work are Ebola vaccine and treatment research, epilepsy care, and tropical disease research.
We want to share with you some health care resources you need to have if you live in Galveston:
Finally, Signature Health Services has many home care workers, RNs and CNAs available 24/7 if you give us a phone call. Also, we provide specialized home health care for patients dealing with 80+ medical conditions.