- Press ReleaseJanuary 12, 2022
Texas HHSC is encouraging health care practitioners and interested members of the public to take its new online human trafficking awareness and prevention training course.
- Press ReleaseJanuary 11, 2022
HHSC is reminding rural hospitals and nursing facilities in Texas to apply for $128 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to help pay for critical staffing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Jan. 12.
- Press ReleaseJanuary 6, 2022
During National Cervical Health Awareness Month this January, Texas HHSC is encouraging women to get screened for cervical cancer.
- Press ReleaseJanuary 5, 2022
Jordan Dixon has been named the HHSC’s Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer. She will oversee five divisions of the agency.
- Press ReleaseDecember 21, 2021
HHS has prevented the misuse of more than $108 million since 2017 by identifying and stopping potential fraudulent payments for public assistance programs.
- Press ReleaseDecember 1, 2021
To raise awareness of mental health issues, the annual Texas Mental Health Creative Arts Contest is announcing its call for submissions from Dec. 1, 2021 until March 15, 2022.
- November 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.
- October 13, 2021
HHS celebrates ombudsmen by highlighting their dedicated work serving as advocates for people using HHS services and licensed long-term care facilities, and their families.
- October 1, 2021
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and HHSC is encouraging women to get screened regularly for the disease.
- September 24, 2021
HHSC is awarding more than $531,000 in grants to four rural Texas hospitals to expand telehealth services for children.