Category Archives: Press Release

April is Defeat Diabetes Month. Legacy Community Health offers prevention tips for families

HOUSTON, TX (April 8, 2022) – Spring is here and families are excited to celebrate the nicer weather with picnics and Easter egg hunts, but what foods should we be preparing for these outings to keep our families healthy? Or what activities can we plan that will get us back on our feet?

Legacy Community Health will offer Cabenuva, Apretude, first injectable medications for HIV treatment and HIV prevention

Black HIV/AIDS Awareness

HOUSTON, TX (February 11, 2022) – In January 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of Cabenuva, the first injectable treatment for HIV treatment. In December, the FDA approved Apretude, the first injectable treatment for HIV prevention. Legacy Community Health will be offering both of these life-changing methods of treatment and …

Legacy Community Health Announces New CEO – Dr. Robert “Bobby” Hilliard, Jr.

HOUSTON (August 24, 2021) – After a nationwide search, the Legacy Community Health (“Legacy”) Board of Directors announces the hiring of Dr. Robert “Bobby” Hilliard, Jr. as their new Chief Executive Officer. He will replace Katy Caldwell who is retiring after successfully leading Legacy for over 25 years. Dr. Hilliard’s appointment marks the first time …

Katy Caldwell, Legacy Community Health CEO, Announces Retirement From Agency

HOUSTON (July 21, 2021) – After 25 years of steadfast leadership, Legacy Community Health (Legacy) CEO Katy Caldwell will be retiring from her position with the organization on December 31, 2021. Caldwell has been a driving force for Legacy. She began her journey as a volunteer for the Montrose Clinic, which later became Legacy Community …

Legacy Community Health and Canton & Company Launch Joint Venture to Advance Community Health and Wellness

HOUSTON and BALTIMORE, Md. – June 8, 2021 – Legacy Community Health, the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Texas, and Canton & Company, a leading healthcare growth and innovation firm, today announced the launch of Monarch Health Solutions (Monarch). Monarch will focus exclusively on Community Health Centers (CHCs), including the nation’s nearly 1,400 …

Data Shows Decline in Annual Checkups for Teens, Only 9% of 18 Year-Olds Getting Wellness Exams

HOUSTON (May 6, 2021) – A local review of pediatric patient data at Legacy Community Health (“Legacy”) in the greater Houston area shows that as children age, they are less likely to receive routine preventative care. Legacy, one of the country’s largest federally-qualified health centers, is launching a new program called TeenWell that aims to …