YWCA locations across the country hosted events in an effort to bring attention and resources to young people during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Bexar County’s childhood obesity rate was at 28.8 percent in 2016 – significantly higher than the 2016 state average of 15.7 percent, according to a recent report from the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine.
As of Sept. 1, Texas physicians are required to test pregnant women for syphilis three times.
Currently, one in five people in San Antonio who has HIV doesn’t know that they have it.
More than 326 million prescription pain pills were supplied to Bexar County residents from 2006 to 2012, enough for 28 pills per person per year.
The agency’s interim director, Jennifer Herriott, has said she does not see herself as a permanent replacement at Metro Health.
Metro Health has been holding a series of information sessions to help clear up some of the questions being asked by employers and HR managers.
Bexar County’s HPV vaccination rates are higher than the state average but lag areas such as Houston and El Paso.
City Council members got budget previews from the San Antonio police and fire departments as the budgeting process for 2020 gets underway.
Several committee members voiced concerns over how it appeared the City was moving forward on implementing an ordinance that they had been appointed to review and amend.