Binational Health and Environment Council
San Luis R. C. Sonora / Yuma County, Arizona


The Binational Health and Environment Council, San Luis R. C. Sonora/Yuma County, Arizona is designed to serve as the community branch to the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Association to support and carry out health activities along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Vision Statement:

Improve the quality of life of communities by promoting healthy lifestyles.

Mission:

To promote a healthy and safe environment in the San Luis R.C., Son./Yuma County, AZ border region, by facilitating the collaboration among local, state, federal, private and non-for profit organizations.

Since 1992, Regional Center for Border Health, Inc. (RCBH) formerly known as Western Arizona Area Health Education Center (WAHEC), has sponsored the quarterly meetings for the Binational Health & Environment Council San Luis, R.C. Sonora / Yuma County, Arizona in coordination with the Yuma County Public Health Services District and Servicios de Salud de Sonora/Hospital General.

Officers:

USA

Dr. Leonardo Rodriguez
Co-President
Pediatrician, San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Inc., San Luis, Arizona

 

Diana Gomez
Co-Vice-President
Director, Yuma County Health Services District, Yuma, Arizona

 

Mexico

Dr. Martha O. Lopez
Co-President
Director, Centro de Salud Urbano, in San Luis R. C. Sonora

 

Enf. Maria C. Soria V.

Maria C. Soria Velazquez
Co-Vice-President
Hospital General, Servicios de Salud de Sonora en San Luis R. C. Sonora


The following Subcommittees/Working Groups have been established to address specific issues:

Subcommittees

  • Adolescent Health (Substance Abuse Prevention, Teen Pregnancy, Bullying, Mental Health)/Atención Integral de la Salud del Adolescente (Prevencion de Abuso de Sustancias, Embarazo en Adolescentes, Bullying, Salud Mental)
  • Chronic Ilnesses/Enfermedades Cronicas 
  • Environmental & Occupational Health/Medio Ambiente y Salud Ocupacional
  • Maternal and Child Health(Women's Health)/Salud Materno Infantil (Salud de la Mujer)
  • Sexually Transmitted and Infectious Diseases (TB, STDs, HIV/AIDS)/Enfermedades de Transmision Sexual y Enfermedades Infecciosas

SOMERTON, AZ

Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.
Administration Headquarters
214 W. Main Street
Somerton, AZ 85350

Outreach Office
235 W. Main Street
Somerton, AZ 85350

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 617
Somerton AZ 85350

Phone: (928) 627-9222
Fax: (928) 627-8315
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SAN LUIS, AZ

San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Inc.
1896 E. Babbitt Lane
San Luis, AZ 85349

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1669
San Luis AZ 85349

Phone: (928) 722-6112
Fax: (928) 722-6113
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YUMA, AZ

College of Health Careers
3850 W. 16th St. Suite B
Yuma, Arizona
Phone: (928) 783-0072

Billing Office:
330 W. 24th St. Ste-2
Yuma, Arizona
(928) 276-3414

Phone:(928) 276-3414


LAKE HAVASU, AZ

Mohave County Office
1947 McCulloch Blvd # 105
Lake Havasu, AZ 86403

Phone: (928) 680-1468
Fax (928) 680-3435
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PARKER, AZ

La Paz County Office
601 Riverside Dr #7
Parker, AZ 86344

Phone: (928) 669-4436
Fax (928) 669-4435
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Mobile Medical Unit

Yuma, Mohave and La Paz Counties

Phone: (928) 722-6112