Category Archives: Family Medicine

Good news in the fight against Zika virus in Texas. From the Governor’s office:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today awarded the State of Texas a $5 million grant for Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) in order to combat the Zika virus. The grant comes as part of the supplemental Zika funding awarded by Congress to increase public health preparedness and response funding to protect Americans from …

KPRC Channel 2 Visits Legacy Community Health to Bust Flu Myths

KPRC Channel 2’s Health Reporter Haley Hernandez sat down with Legacy Community Health to discuss flu season.

Racial Disparities in Accessing Mental Health Care

Americans getting treatment for a mental health condition is difficult for many, and may be even worse for young African Americans and Hispanics

How to Talk to Your Child About Bullying

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Over the past few years, incidents involving bullying have escalated across campuses throughout the US.

Legacy Patient Worried about Zika Virus

One of Legacy’s pregnant patients speaks with NBC about Zika fears and precautions.

Public Health Takes Back Seat to Partisan Politics on Zika

The biggest health care battle in D.C. has now officially become a stalemate. Badly needed legislation providing states the funding they need to wrestle down the Zika virus failed yesterday.

Healthy Lifestyles Pilot Program

Recently, The Legacy Community Health Bissonnet clinic completed a three-month Healthy Lifestyles pilot program for children, a first of its kind at Legacy. The goal of the program was to educate families of our young at-risk patients about the disease process of obesity and how to make sustainable changes in their nutritional behaviors and physical activity.

Texas Veterans Still Not Getting the Health Care They Need

As we honor the fallen this Memorial Day weekend, it’s also a time to recommit to providing proper health care to veterans. Many veterans are not receiving the care they need in a timely manner in the VA health system. Community health centers like Legacy are ready and willing to provide high-quality care to them and their families.