Commentary: San Antonio welcomes Central American asylum-seekers, offering them rest and resources before they continue their journeys.
On April 11, the Council is to vote on the plan and on a proposed ban on tobacco use in its parks, as well as public spaces including the River Walk.
City Manager Erik Walsh said Collen Bridger was a “hugely capable executive” as Metro Health’s leader and seemed a natural fit as interim assistant city manager.
The local diagnosis of a second measles case brings the total number of confirmed cases in Texas to at least 13.
Among the ideas to improve San Antonio’s air quality are asking the public to drive less on bad-air days and identifying specific sources of pollution.
Bexar County health outcomes are heavily impacted by social and economic factors, including severe housing problems and the number of children living in poverty.
Maria Villagómez takes over as deputy city manager, the position Erik Walsh left to become city manager. Both had been finalists for the top job.
The new plan will focus underlying issues related to health care, including poverty, access to food, and mental health concerns.
Under a final plan by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, San Antonio will receive nearly $61.6 million of the $209 million headed for Texas.
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is conducting a community survey to determine the biggest health issues affecting City residents.