September 23, 2022
Construction has begun on the Del Valle Health & Wellness Center.
After completing the permitting process, construction began late August at the Del Valle site, 7050 Elroy Road (adjacent to Popham Elementary School). Substantial completion the Del Valle site is expected to be reached by the end of next summer. This facility, which broke ground last spring, is expected to open to patients by fall 2023.
In the Central Health 2020 Demographic Report, Del Valle was identified as a critically underserved area in Eastern Travis County. According to the report, 27.8 percent of Del Valle households are below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Diabetes and hypertension are the two highest chronic conditions in the area and their rates exceed the rest of Travis County. The facility will offer primary, dental, and mental health care as well as a retail pharmacy.