The Austin American-Statesman chose Suzanne Ledbetter, a charge nurse with the Austin State Hospital, as one of its Fab5 finalists for its Recognizing Nurses campaign.
Suzanne Ledbetter, a charge nurse with the Austin State Hospital, is one of the top five finalists being honored by the Austin American-Statesman for its Recognizing Nurses campaign.
Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. To combat this widespread epidemic in Texas, Health and Human Services stands alongside the Office of the Attorney General in the fight against human trafficking.
The Health and Human Services Commission is working on its next Legislative Appropriations Request. This request outlines the agency’s funding needs for the next two years. Share your ideas and recommendations.
Heidi Bojes, director, Environmental Epidemiology and Disease Registries Section; Dr. Ketki Patel, epidemiologist, Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch; Kindle Pierce, epidemiologist, Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch; and Emily Hall, manager, Health Assessment and Toxicology Program.
The Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance program educates people about the dangers of asbestos and silica and tracks the incidence of these lung diseases across the state.
The Office of Disability Prevention for Children, the Office of Acquired Brain Injury and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services work together to prevent brain injuries and help Texans who have them.
Texas children and adults are joining forces to shine the light on mental health conditions that affect millions of people.
The Texas Health and Human Services Policy Office added two veterans of state health policy to oversee the system’s plans to measure and assess its performance and continued transformation.
North Texas State Hospital-Vernon unveiled a $7.45 million renovation Jan. 9 to relocate and operate its in-patient psychiatric care program for adolescents admitted through courts and mental health authorities.
The Disaster SNAP program in Texas has officially ended, after serving more than 1.5 million people who suffered damage, lost income or had to flee their homes because of Hurricane Harvey.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is warning people to be vigilant about potential scammers and con artists in the wake of recent natural disasters, including Hurricane Harvey.