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- News ReleaseNovember 3, 2022
HHSC is launching Niños Sanos de Texas (Healthy Texas Kids), a new YouTube channel for Spanish-speaking children. The made-for-kids videos include topics like improving nutrition, physical health, and boosting physical activity.
Topics: Children, Health, WIC Providers
- News ReleaseSeptember 30, 2022
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is encouraging women to get screened regularly for the disease.
Topics: Health, Women
- News ReleaseAugust 10, 2022
The USDA has awarded Texas HHSC a federal grant of more than $400,000 to further the agency’s fraud prevention efforts for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Topics: Health, Benefits
- News ReleaseJuly 1, 2022
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC is providing more than $301.8 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of July.
Topics: Food, Health
- News ReleaseJune 1, 2022
Archaeologists have found more than 6,500 artifacts at Austin State Hospital. Some are now on display at the Bullock State History Museum.
- News ReleaseMay 27, 2022
HHSC is encouraging all long-term care facilities to make sure their emergency preparedness plans are updated ahead of the start of an active hurricane season forecasted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
- News ReleaseMay 6, 2022
Texas Encourages Women to Get Important Health Screenings in Recognition of National Women’s Health Week
Texas is raising awareness of National Women's Health Week beginning May 8 by encouraging women across the state to take care of their physical and mental health, and schedule important screenings for breast cancer and cervical cancer.
Topics: Health, Women
- News ReleaseMay 3, 2022
HHSC announces the recipients of the Innovators in Aging award and recognizes them for their positive impacts on the lives of older adults in Texas.
- News ReleaseMarch 24, 2022
HHSC announced the structural completion of a new 240-bed hospital at Austin State Hospital. A construction crane placed the final beam atop the three-story building.
Topics: Mental Health
- News ReleaseMarch 8, 2022
Texas HHS is launching a $23.2 million public awareness campaign to prevent substance use disorders and help Texans access necessary treatment and services.
Topics: Substance Use