The duties of local health authority would be added to Woo’s existing role as medical director.
The ordinance goes into effect Jan. 1, 2019, and requires employers to provide one hour of earned sick time for every 30 hours worked.
The Family Association said Council members voting for Woo would be “at odds with the majority of San Antonio voters who are Catholic, Christian, and Pro-life.”
In July, Bexar County housed 1,951 of the state’s 16,995 foster care youth in private and group homes, emergency shelters, and residential treatment centers.
The proposed $2.8 billion budget, up 5.8 percent from last year, allocates $4.8 million in direct city funds to Metro Health initiatives.
If approved, the ordinance would go into effect on Aug. 1, 2019
Texas’ largest health insurer will retroactively decide whether an out-of-network emergency room visit warrants reimbursement for HMO members.
While working to increase breastfeeding rates among minority women, Latched’s cofounders learned that these mothers need other parenting resources as well.
Of the total signatures submitted, 70,419 valid signatures were collected.
City Council will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, Aug. 7 to enlist community input on the proposed paid sick leave ordinance.