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Press Releases

Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announces $17 Million Grant for Rural Hospitals

Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC is awarding $17 million in grant funding to eligible hospitals.

Gov. Abbott Announces SNAP, WIC Replacement Benefits for Counties Impacted By Recent Severe Weather

Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC received federal approval allowing SNAP recipients to apply for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed in the storms that began May 16.

HHSC Celebrates Grand Opening of Austin State Hospital

HHSC celebrated the grand opening of a new $305 million replacement hospital at Austin State Hospital.

Media Advisories

HHSC to Host Information Session on Terrell State Hospital Construction Project

The public is invited to attend an information session on May 23 to learn about the construction of the $573 million replacement of the Terrell State Hospital.

HHSC to Host Grand Opening Ceremony at Austin State Hospital May 15

HHSC, in partnership with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, May 15, to celebrate the grand opening of a new 240-bed replacement facility for Austin State Hospital.

HHSC to Host Amarillo and Lufkin Community Events, Connecting Texans to Mental Health Resources

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month observed in May, HHSC’s “Turn To” campaign is hosting free community resource festivals in Amarillo and Lufkin.