About the Organization
South Plains Rural Health Services (SPRHS) is a Federally Qualified Health Center, established in 1986, and currently operates three sites in the Western South Plains of Texas: Levelland (main administrative site), Lamesa, and Big Spring. SPRHS is a one-stop health center that offers primary medical, dental, pharmacy, optometry, behavioral health, and a food bank that serves thousands of patients annually. SPRHS's service area is designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area, and is a participating agency in the National Health Service Corps.
About the Community
South Plains Rural Health Services operates clinics in Levelland, Lamesa, and Big Spring, Texas, and its service area includes seven rural counties that comprise nearly 7,000 square miles with a total population of 109,000 individuals. During 2016, SPRHS provided services to 11,000 unique individuals through 29,500 encounters. The range of services include: primary health care, family practice, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, chronic disease management, immunizations, x-ray, lab, urgent medical care, family planning, full dental services, mental health counseling, optometry and pharmacy services. Services are administered by bilingual and culturally sensitive staff members who work together to provide the highest in quality preventive and primary health services to the target population.