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Texas health officials announced today the creation of a 20-bed specialized care unit for Texas veterans. The first of its kind within the state, the new unit at Terrell State Hospital is designed to provide mental health services to this specific population with unique needs.
People affected by the June flooding in the Rio Grande Valley will have additional time to seek the replacement of food purchased with SNAP benefits that was destroyed due to flooding.
Big Spring State Hospital hosted a job fair offering onsite interviews and help with applications.
The second annual Texas Brain Injury Conference took place in Austin to prompt discussions and education about child and teen brain injuries.
HHSC, in partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, broke ground on the new UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus for Behavioral Health.
Dr. Jennifer Shuford, infectious disease medical officer for DSHS, is part of a team that studies infectious diseases across the state to inform and educate health-care providers and protect the lives of all Texans.
The Mexia Mustangs team took first place in the Special Olympics Texas basketball tournament at UT Arlington where 125 teams competed in different divisions.
Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips held her first all-staff meeting, which focused on her leadership style, the legislative session, employee engagement and next steps for HHS.