Posted on · Nobody else on campus has developed symptoms of TB at this time. UH is working with the Houston Health Department to identify any individuals who should be tested.
Posted on · There is one case in Harris County and another one in Galveston County, according to the State's Health Department
Posted on · In 2016, more than 1,000 children tested positive for elevated blood lead levels
Posted on · The Texas Tribune obtained a recording of a town hall meeting with Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner John Hellerstedt and state workers nearly two weeks after they were relocated from the Austin State Hospital 636 building where a mold infestation had invaded their workspace.
Posted on · U.S. District Judge David Alan Ezra ruled Monday afternoon that Texas cannot move forward with the rule, citing that the Texas Department of State Health Services’ arguments “lack merit”
Posted on · Judge Sam Sparks of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas announced this week he is again delaying his ruling on a new Texas Department of State Health Services edict requiring health care providers to cremate or bury fetal remains. The state argues the rule is in the interest of women's health […]
Posted on · Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee met with state and local officials in Houston to discuss how to fight the spread of the virus.
Posted on · But what about oysters that are already in restaurants or stores?
Posted on · It’s tough to know how accurate that figure is based on how they are collecting the information.
Posted on · Two state agencies have collaborated together to create a report examining child abuse and neglect fatalities in Texas. Researchers with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services used public health information from the Department of State Health Services to examine nearly 700 cases in which a child died from abuse or neglect from 2010 […]
Posted on · National HIV Testing Day is this Friday, and theÂ Texas Department of State Health ServicesÂ is hosting anÂ HIV/STD ConferenceÂ later this summer in Austin. The city of Houston is partnering withÂ AIDS Foundation HoustonÂ to test 15,000 Houstonians for HIV this summer. About 27,000 Houstonians are HIV positive, and thousands more are believed to […]
Posted on · Last month, the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, which is tasked with identifying and eliminatingÂ inefficiencies in state government,Â releasedÂ a critical reportÂ on theÂ Texas Department of State Health Services. The reportÂ characterizes the state’s mental health hospital systemÂ as beingÂ âin crisis,” adding that âindividuals waiting to enter the state mental health hospital system […]
Posted on · Last month, the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, which is tasked with identifying and eliminating inefficiencies in state government, released a critical report on the Texas Department of State Health Services. The report characterizes the state’s mental health hospital system as being "in crisis,” adding that "individuals waiting to enter the state mental health hospital system […]