Texas Seeks to Spotlight Innovators in Aging

August 30, 2019

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019 Innovators in Aging award, which recognizes unique and effective efforts impacting older adults.

Texas Helps Families Select Quality Child Care

August 16, 2019

As the school year begins, HHS is encouraging parents and guardians who are looking for child care to research their options and choose a state-regulated provider.

Texas Awarded Grant to Help Prevent SNAP Fraud

August 9, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services was recently awarded $336,994 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prevent and reduce fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Conference Highlights Quality in Long-Term Care

August 6, 2019

Texas HHS and The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing are hosting a two-day, free conference on quality long-term care in Georgetown.

Texas Aims to Improve Health of Women, Babies

August 2, 2019

Texas is working toward better health for mothers and babies by addressing disparities, highlighting Texas WIC’s breastfeeding support program, and providing information and breastfeeding help to families at events throughout the state this month.

Texas Unveils New Hospital Unit for Veterans

July 19, 2019

Texas health officials announce 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.

HHSC Expands Treatment for Early-Onset Psychosis to Rural Texans

July 22, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services announces the expansion of mental health services to help rural Texans experiencing early-onset psychosis.

Texas Extends Time for June Flood Victims to Seek Benefits

July 10, 2019

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 Hosts Job Fair

July 2, 2019

Big Spring State Hospital hosted a job fair offering onsite interviews and help with applications.

HHSC Hosts Texas Brain Injury Conference

July 1, 2019

The second annual Texas Brain Injury Conference took place in Austin to prompt discussions and education about child and teen brain injuries.