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  • News Article
    December 16, 2021
    Gov. Greg Abbott today announced Texas HHSC is providing $128 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to rural hospitals and nursing facilities to support health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: Health, Long-term Care Providers

  • August 1, 2021
    HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Health

  • July 7, 2021
    HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Health

  • June 2, 2021
    HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Health

  • May 4, 2021
    HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Health

  • News Release
    April 30, 2021
    Texas has decreased its use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing facilities by 58 percent, according to a report from the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Health

  • News Release
    August 6, 2020
    Texas HHSC today announced limited visitation rules for nursing facilities and long-term care facilities. HHSC is also issuing enhanced emergency rules requiring additional actions by nursing facilities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

    Topics: COVID-19, Health, Long-term Care Providers

  • News Release
    July 24, 2020
    Beginning Monday, July 27, HHSC will electronically post to its website COVID-19 case counts and deaths by facility name for state supported living centers, state hospitals, and state-licensed nursing and assisted living facilities.

    Topics: COVID-19, Health, Long-term Care Providers