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Aug

National Weather Service Hurricane Harvey Summary

The National Weather Service has posted a comprehensive summary of Hurricane Harvey and its impact on Texas. Read More »
25
Aug

NICU Babies Flown From Path of Hurricane Harvey

The following was covered by ABC News on August 25, 2017. Flight crews in Texas spent around 18 hours Thursday and today evacuating 10 medically-fragile newborns out of the path... Read More »
30
Aug

Texas Urges Health Precautions for Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

The Texas Department of State Health Services is issuing the following health precautions for people experiencing flooding and power outages in Southeast Texas and beginning recovery from Hurricane Harvey along... Read More »
29
Aug

Hospitals Operate Through Storm

The following appeared in the Victoria Advocate on August 28, 2017. Just when the storm was beginning to rage Friday, Citizens Medical Center doctors had to perform a major emergency... Read More »
29
Aug

CBRAC Works 24 Hours a Day to Coordinate Operations

The Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council, based in Corpus Christi, worked 24/7 for the past week to assist first responders and medical personnel responding to Hurricane Harvey. The operations center... Read More »
28
Aug

Hospital Preparedness Program Funds Boost Efforts

Federal Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) funds have historically helped prepare the state for natural disaster response. However, President Trump has proposed cuts to HPP, as well as two other medical... Read More »
28
Aug

Fox4: North Texas First Responders Head South

Fox4 in Dallas-Fort Worth recently highlighted the North Central Texas Trauma Service Area Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC) and the North Texas first responders heading south to assist in the Hurricane... Read More »
25
Aug

HHSC Publishes Comprehensive Plan for State-Funded Inpatient Mental Health Services

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has published the Comprehensive Plan for State-Funded Inpatient Mental Health Services on its website. This plan outlines the agency’s vision for the state... Read More »
24
Aug

Houston Chronicle: Abbott Declares a State of Disaster for 30 Texas Counties

*This article appeared in the Houston Chronicle on Aug. 24, 2017. The first hurricane to hit the Texas coast since 2008 could pound the state as early as Friday as... Read More »
24
Aug

Texas Adds Three Counties to Enhanced Zika Testing Recommendations

The Texas Department of State Health Services has issued a health alert recommending routine Zika virus testing for pregnant women who live in Kinney, Maverick and Val Verde counties. DSHS also advises... Read More »

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