Heart Attacks and Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

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Sponsored by Amgen. Did you know that 25 percent of the 805,000 heart attacks per year in the U.S. are recurrent heart attacks? The American Heart Association reports that once you’ve experienced...

COVID-19 and Face Coverings: The Different Types and Why it Matters

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Your neighbor is selling fashion masks. Your uncle – expert at everything – wears a sophisticated respirator with a valve. Your dental hygienist wears a medical mask. Your kid is running off...

Governor Abbott Encourages Health Care Providers To Enroll In DSHS Immunization Program In Preparation...

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Governor Greg Abbott today encouraged Texas health care providers to enroll in the Texas Department of State Health Services’ (DSHS) Immunization Program to be eligible to administer COVID-19 vaccines once they are...

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee

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Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Melinda Mitchell Jones, Hari Namboodiri, and Cathy Wilson to the Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025. The committee provides...

Governor Abbott Visits Lubbock To Hold Briefing With Local Leaders, Provide Update On COVID-19...

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Governor Greg Abbott today traveled to the city of Lubbock to hold a briefing with legislators and local leaders on the ongoing COVID-19 response in the region. After the briefing, the Governor held a...

Governor Abbott Secures Extension Of Federally-Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites In Harris County

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended operations for four temporary COVID-19 surge testing sites in Harris County. Originally announced on August 7th, these testing sites will...

Woodland Heights receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

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Woodland Heights Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most...

Online Cessation Classes Starting August 13th

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The Coalition, Inc. is hosting free online tobacco cessation classes for adults that want to quit tobacco. There are many benefits for people who quit tobacco, including reduced risk of tobacco-related diseases and early...

Governor Abbott Announces Federally Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites In Harris County

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established four temporary COVID-19 surge testing sites in Harris County. Two testing sites in Houston and Pasadena began...

Governor Abbott, Houston Astros, TDEM Announce COVID-19 Testing Site At Minute Maid Park

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Houston Astros and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) have teamed up to open a free COVID-19 testing site at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The...