- News ArticleDecember 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
- News ReleaseNovember 19, 2021
HHS is connecting with Spanish-speaking Texans through Maya, a chatbot that provides information in Spanish about the WIC services available to new mothers and families with young children.
Topics: Children, Health, Women
- News ArticleOctober 25, 2021
With the flu and COVID-19 circulating, DSHS and HHSC are encouraging everyone who can to get vaccinated.
- News ReleaseOctober 1, 2021
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and HHSC is encouraging women to get screened regularly for the disease.
Topics: Health, Women
- September 8, 2021
In 2019, the Texas Legislature designated September as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month to shine a light on this hereditary blood disorder.
- Media AdvisoryJune 10, 2021
The Rio Grande State Center is hosting free COVID-19 vaccination clinics weekly beginning Thursday, June 10.
Topics: COVID-19, Health
- News ReleaseMay 10, 2021
During National Women's Health Week HHSC is encouraging women and girls to take care of their physical and mental health.
Topics: Health, Mental Health, Women
- News ReleaseApril 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
- Media AdvisoryMarch 4, 2021
During National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March, the ODPC is hosting a free online conference and webinar series.
Topics: Children, Disability, Health, Community Engagement
- Media AdvisoryMarch 1, 2021
In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, HHSC is hosting a virtual conference and webinar series in March.
Topics: Disability, Health