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Welcome to Vida Y Salud Health Systems

Our Mission: To provide accessible, affordable, quality comprehensive services to meet the needs of Zavala County and contigous rural areas.

Yida Y Salud-Health Systems 50 years gold leaf logoVida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc. was founded in 1972 and provides health services to the people of Zavala, Dimmit, LaSalle, Uvalde and surrounding counties. The clinic maintains four program/service delivery sites and provides services such as laboratory, pharmacy, immunization, dental, WIC, radiology, social services, family planning and OB, and family medicine for all age groups.

eCW Patient Portal Logo Now offering our patients a convenient 24-hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an Internet connection. Using a secure username and password, patients can view health information such as: recent doctor visits, medical summaries, medications, immunizations, allergies, and lab results. Click here for access to your patient portal profile or contact us for more information on registering for this service.

VSHSI After Hours Service

If you need to speak to a provider after hours, you may call 830-374-2301 to speak to the provider on-call.

QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test User Instructional Video

This video contains step-by-step instructions for SARS-CoV-2 testing with the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test.



Coronavirus Information

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing is Available

Vida Y Salud - Health Systems, Inc., is taking every measure to continue to keep our community healthy and safe, by promoting social distancing; practicing isolation strategies; continuously cleaning, and disinfecting — all to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


If you are showing COVID-19 symptoms:

  1. Call 830-374-2302 for a telemedicine appointment.

  2. You will have a tele med phone consultation or video call with a healthcare provider.

  3. You will be informed if you need to be tested and given a testing appointment time.

  4. Arrive at the scheduled time to the Drive-thru Clinic located in the back of the center (look for the tent). Do not park. Stay in your car and follow the directions given to you by our lab tech.

  5. You will be called with the test results.

  6. Please ask the provider any questions you may have.

The clinic is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and located 308 Cesar Chavez Ave.,
Crystal City, TX 78839.


Effective April 27, 2020, Vida Y Salud will be performing in-house Coronavirus COVID-19 testing. The cost of the test is as follows and most insurances cover it. Call for more information on how we can help you.

  1. Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Nasal - $51.00


For the latest information about Coronavirus click here or on the image below.

What you nee to know about COVID-19


Recent News

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Patient Satisfaction Survey in now year around and your input is greatly appreciated. Click on the image below to enlarge it. Scan the QR code with your phone and take the survey.

Patient Satisfaction Survey flyer with QR Code


Free at-Home Covid-19 Tests

Click Here or the image below to order your free at-home Covid-19 tests.

Covid-19 Tests


Moderna COVID-19

Our goal is to vaccinate our service area as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Health Care Workers Definition First Tier:

  1. Paid and unpaid workers in hospital settings working directly with patients who are positive or at high risk for COVID-19. Such as but not limited to:
    1. Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other support staff (custodial staff, etc.)
    2. Additional clinical staff providing supporting laboratory, pharmacy, diagnostic and/or rehabilitation services
    3. Others having direct contact with patients or infectious materials
  2. Long-term care staff working directly with vulnerable residents. Includes:
    1. Direct care providers at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and state supported living centers
    2. Physicians, nurses, personal care assistants, custodial, food service staff
  3. EMS providers who engage in 9-1-1 emergency services like pre-hospital care and transport
  4. Home health care workers, including hospice care, who directly interface with vulnerable and high-risk patients
  5. Residents of long-term care facilities

VSHSI will continue to follow the State's mandate for vaccination priority of individuals within the qualifying categories listed above.

This will be based on age, followed by other high-risk conditions. As people cancel their appointment or are no-shows, we are making those slots available so that no vaccine goes to waste.

As soon as we receive notice of additional vaccines, we will notify the public and make those available. We will provide Information via Local Newspapers and Facebook.


Behavioral Health Dept.

Are you Feeling Depressed? It's okay to not be okay. Call 830-374-2873

New Patient Information

Save time when you arrive for your first medical visit.

Fill out the Patient Registration form before you come to the clinic.

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New Direct Telephone Numbers

These direct numbers will route callers directly to our key service departments by bypassing the PBX Operator and the system Auto-Attendant to get them to where they want to connect to faster and it will also result in patients getting more “live person” call answering. For a printable version click here.