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Indigent Program
Director: Patricia A. Gonzalez
Phone: 956.765.8498
Fax: 956.765.8297
Physical & Mailing Address 
801 N. US Highway 83
Zapata, TX 78076


The County Indigent Health Care Program helps local residents with a low-income who do not qualify for other state or federal health care programs. 
All medical services are through the Zapata Family Medical Center an affiliate of Laredo Medical Center and its affiliates.

El Programa de Atención Médica para Indigentes del Condado, ayuda a los residentes locales de bajos ingresos que no califican para programas estatales o federales de atención médica.

Todos los servicios médicos son a través del Centro Médico Familiar de Zapata un afiliado del Centro Medico de Laredo.


The Indigent Program Office is located at the Zapata County Medical Clinic.

Health Care Services 
  • Immunizations Medical screening services
  • Annual physical examinations
  • Inpatient hospital services
  • Outpatient hospital services
  • Physician Services
  • Radiology Exams:
  •  Laboratory, Ultrasound, X-Rays, CT Scans, MRI’s, Sonograms, etc.
  • Payment for not more than three prescription drugs per month