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  • News

    Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension of Emergency SNAP Benefits for November

    Gov. Abbott announced that HHSC is providing almost $310 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of November as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: Benefits, COVID-19, Food

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    Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension of Emergency SNAP Benefits for October

    Gov. Abbott announced that HHSC is providing almost $294 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of October as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: COVID-19, Food

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    School Year P-EBT

    Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is for families with children (up to age 21) who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals at school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: COVID-19

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    Rio Grande State Center Hosting Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

    The Rio Grande State Center is hosting free COVID-19 vaccination clinics weekly beginning Thursday, June 10.

    Topics: COVID-19

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    Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $2.5 Billion in Pandemic Food Benefits for Texas Families

    Gov. Abbott announced HHSC has received federal approval for a second round of P-EBT food benefits for families with children who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19 during the 2020-2021 school year.

    Topics: Food, COVID-19

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    Texas COVID-19 Case Count and Vaccination Data

    HHS COVID-19 Case Data includes the number of reported cases at facilities operated or regulated by HHSC and the names of long-term care facilities that HHSC has approved for limited visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Topics: COVID-19, Data, Health

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    SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot

    The SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot allows SNAP recipients in Texas to buy food online from ALDI , Amazon , H-E-B and Walmart. This will make it easier to get food by having the option to pick it up or get it delivered.

    Topics: Benefits, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health

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    Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Due to COVID-19

    Texas Health and Human Services is partnering with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Education Agency to provide summer 2021 Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to eligible children.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health

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    Medicaid & CHIP Services Information for People Receiving Services

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health, Mental Health, Reporting, Complaints, Women

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    Medicaid and CHIP Services Information for Providers

    Information for providers about changes to Medicaid and CHIP services due to COVID-19, links to information sessions and resources for providing assistance.

    Topics: Behavioral Health Services Providers, Children, COVID-19, Health, Long-term Care Providers

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Check back often for the latest details and what you need to know about COVID‑19. Select the appropriate link for more information for clients or providers.

    Topics: COVID-19, Health

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for People Receiving Services

    This page provides information about COVID-19 to Texans receiving HHS services.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health, Mental Health, Reporting, Complaints, Women

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Provider Information

    This page provides information on flexibilities that may be requested of providers and how they can best assist those impacted by COVID-19.

    Topics: Behavioral Health Services Providers, Child Care Licensing/Regulation, COVID-19, Health, Long-term Care Providers

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    Mental Health & Substance Use Resources

    HHS offers a variety of resources for families and persons experiencing mental health or substance use issues.

    Topics: Children, Contact, COVID-19, Disability, Health, Mental Health, Safety, Substance Use