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Primary care for your entire family

Family Medicine
Care for the whole family, from kids to adults

Family medicine
Internal medicine

Internal Medicine
Care specializing in adults, including prevention and treatment of adult health concerns

Pediatrics

Pediatrics
Care specializing in newborns, infants, kids and teens

Ob/gyn

Ob/Gyn
Care specializing in the unique health needs of women

Emergency care, when seconds count

If you are experiencing a major emergency, go to the ER as soon as possible or dial 9-1-1 now. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency may include shortness of breath, chest pain, open fracture, fainting, severe bleeding, head injury or other major trauma, one-sided weakness or numbness, loss of consciousness/fainting, severe abdominal pain, or bites or stings from humans and animals.

If you are experiencing a non-threatening illness or injury and need care, you can schedule an appointment online and wait at home until it is time to come in.  

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Protect yourself from COVID-19

Here are steps to take precautions to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19.

Protect yourself from COVID-19.
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See how Ascension is responding to COVID-19 at ascension.org. Talk to a doctor 24/7 from home with Ascension Online Care. Use code HOME for a discounted $20 online urgent care visit. No insurance required. 

It’s important for you to talk with your doctor if you have been delaying care for yourself or your child. Doctors and care teams at Ascension Providence and Dell Children's Medical Center can help you plan when and how to get the care your family needs. We offer virtual visits, also known as telehealth, so you can see a doctor from home. Ask your doctor if a virtual visit is an option for you or your child's visit.

We listen to better understand you and your family. Then, we deliver personalized care. Your doctor is a partner in health, helping you and your family recover from minor illness and managing chronic disease. And, your doctor can help your family stay well by finding health problems early when they are most treatable.

Our primary care services include:

  • Pediatric and family medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Screenings, yearly checkups, sports physicals and vaccinations
  • Care for emotional and mental health concerns
  • Help managing chronic illness 
  • Minor illness and injury care
  • Help finding the right specialist
  • Personalized treatment plans and help with your medications
  • Well-woman exams
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Getting the ER care you need is still important

Broken bones, signs or symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, severe mental health concerns or other life-threatening symptoms from a chronic condition should not be ignored. Delaying necessary emergency care could make your condition worse. Our care teams are fully prepared to care for you, with strict precautions in place for your safety while in our care. 

If you're experiencing a non-life-threatening illness or injury and need care, you can walk in or schedule your appointment at our ER. Then, you can wait at home until it is time to come in.

If you have questions about the care you need, are looking for your closest Ascension Providence location or want to let the team know you're on your way when seeking emergency care, our new one-call line may be the right option for you. Our Patient Access Representatives will listen to understand your questions and concerns and help connect you to the right options for your care. Call 512-324-2424.

Telehealth or virtual visits available - Ascension Providence doctors (including specialists) are now offering phone or video appointments. Call your doctor to see if a virtual visit is right for you.  

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Our facilities are currently taking precautions to help keep patients and visitors safe, which may include conducting screenings, restricting visitors and practicing distancing for compassionate, safe care. We continuously monitor COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and adjust our safety practices and safeguards accordingly.

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Online care, any time, anywhere

We’re here with care that fits your schedule. We offer online care for:  

Urgent care
With Ascension Online Care, we provide care online for minor illnesses such as fever, cold, flu, seasonal allergies, urinary tract infections, and eye infections. These visits are as secure and confidential as a face-to-face visit and protected by the same patient policy rules.

Mental health care
If you are struggling emotionally, Ascension Online Care offers virtual mental health services. You can video chat with an experienced psychiatrist, psychologist or counselor online, seven days a week. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, or something else, we're here for you.

Online care, anytime, anywhere.
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Children's specialty care

Ascension care teams at Dell Children’s Specialty Clinic are dedicated to treating children and adolescents with severe, unusual, and complex illnesses in the Waco area. Pediatric Specialty Clinic – Sub-specialists of Dell Children’s Medical Center is conveniently located in Woodway Medical Plaza in Waco, and offers pediatric sub-specialty expertise closer to you and the families of Central Texas.

Specialties include:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Epilepsy and Seizure Care
  • Cardiology
  • Surgery
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Express care, in your neighborhood

When you need care for a minor illness or injury, our care teams at Ascension Providence provide the compassionate, personalized care that you’ve come to expect.

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There may be limited appointments available for online scheduling in some areas. If you do not see a location or time available, search our directory to find a primary care doctor or find a pediatrician

COVID-19 update

It is important to take care of the health of you and your family. If you have pain or new and ongoing symptoms, don't delay care. If you or someone you love has put off regular screenings or care for chronic conditions, schedule an appointment today. It is important to catch concerns early, when they may be more treatable. We’re ready to provide the care you and your family need, and we are maintaining strict precautions to keep you safe while in our care. If you're still deciding whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine, view vaccination updates for your area or talk to your doctor. To get more information about COVID-19 or the COVID-19 vaccine as well as how to get the care that’s right for you and your family, let us know.

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