What you need to know about COVID-19
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All of our appointments are pre-scheduled and all inquiries must be done by phone or through a scheduled appointment.

Due to the increase in the spread of COVID-19, we have changed our policy. You must call us for a COVID screening before coming to the front door for your appointment.

Temple Community Clinic is accepting new patients at this time. Please call us during our normal business hours at 254-771-3374 for more information. Clinic staff will be available by phone Monday-Thursday, 8AM until 4PMto answer calls and relay messages regarding refill requests and necessary medical concerns to our volunteer providers.

We have modified our services to ensure your safety, including mandatory screenings, temperature checks, and masks for both patients and providers. All of our appointments are pre-scheduled and all inquiries must be done by phone or through a scheduled appointment.


Please see below for more details concerning COVID-19:

You’re likely aware of the public health concerns due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease or COVID-19 (Coronavirus). COVID-19 is a newly identified respiratory virus that can spread easily. It shares several symptoms with influenza, but it’s treated differently. COVID-19 infection may appear two to 14 days after exposure and can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

The ongoing safety of our patients, staff and communities will remain our primary focus. With that in mind, here’s some important information about receiving health care in the upcoming weeks:

What To Do

If you are showing any sign of possible COVID-19 symptoms, please do not come into a clinic or hospital to be tested. Please visit Baylor Scott and White Health's website for more information for screening and information regarding testing. You can also text BETTER to 88408 to download the MyBSWHealth App. Symptoms of COVID-19 can include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Chills
  • Sore Throat
  • Muscle Aches
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Bruising or Bleeding
  • Joint Pain
  • Rash
  • Loss of Smell
  • Red Eye
  • Loss of Taste
  • Severe Headache
  • Weakness 

For more information regarding COVID-19, call 211 or visit any of the following resources:

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly, we want to reassure you that the safety of our patients, staff and community remains our highest priority.

  • Effective June 3, Temple Community Clinic will be available through limited access. 
  • If you have an appointment, you will be receiving a phone call from Temple Community Clinic staff in the next few days to discuss your options. We will do our best to accommodate your needs in collaboration with your provider’s schedule.
  • If you are a patient at our clinic and are in need of medication refills or have another medical necessity, please contact us at 254-771-3374. 


Reference: Dong E, Du H, Gardner L. An interactive web-based dashboard to track COVID-19 in real time. Lancet Infect Dis; published online Feb 19. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30120-1.