The duties of local health authority would be added to Woo’s existing role as medical director.
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
While working to increase breastfeeding rates among minority women, Latched’s cofounders learned that these mothers need other parenting resources as well.
Cyclospora is a microscopic parasite found in contaminated water and fresh produce that causes intestinal sickness.
Six months after signing on an initiative to accelerate local responses to HIV, Bexar County has made progress toward outlined goals.
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is expanding immunization services to the city’s East Side with a new clinic set to open on July 2.
Local syringe exchange programs may now operate in Bexar County without participants being prosecuted for possession of drug paraphernalia.
A project that analyzes health policies in the nation’s 40 largest cities recognized San Antonio for implementing policy to address community health.
So far this year, SAPD has classified 12 homicides as related to domestic or family violence. In 2017, it was 23 cases.