Health Care

Man and Woman Loading Baby into a CarWe are lucky to have so many options for quality health care in Bay City. Specialists in multiple areas are located within our city and we have a full-service medical complex as well.

Matagorda Regional Medical Center

Our excellent medical facilities and strong partnership with Baylor College of Medicine, make us all feel lucky to live here. The Matagorda Regional Medical Center (MRMC) in Bay City is a 58-bed hospital that is part of an 11-acre medical campus. The Center is accredited by the Joint Commission for hospital and laboratory services. Our list of area medical services include many board certified physicians in numerous specialties from cardiac disease and nephrology to internal medicine and pediatrics. In 2009, MRMC completed state-of-the-art facility which provides medical services in a variety of specialties for county residents.

Federally Qualified Health Center

We also have access to a local Federally Qualified Health Center, MEHOP, which provides the following:

  • Family dental
  • Family medicine
  • OB/GYN 
  • Pediatrics
  • Vision and behavioral health (counseling and psychiatry) services

They are a recognized Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) as well as a designated Advocacy Center of Excellence (ACE). MEHOP's mission is to improve the health status of their clients in a medical home environment, providing quality Primary Health Care services along with spiritual care to people in the communities they serve.