Category Archives: Press Release

Fall Illnesses to Watch For – STIs on the Rise, RSV Cases Spike

HOUSTON, TX (September 6, 2023) – Per the Houston Health Department, sexually transmitted infections (STI) are on the rise in the Houston area. Statistics from the department indicate new syphilis infections rose by a 57 percent increase. Additionally, as summer comes to an end, experts warn not to ignore that cough. Symptoms of a respiratory …

Legacy Community Health empowers patients to tackle hypertension with self-measured blood pressure, paving the way for evidence-based BP practices

HOUSTON, TX (July 5, 2023) – The American Heart Association, Community Impact team, in collaboration with the National Hypertension Control Initiative staff, is partnering with Legacy Community Health to address care gaps, improve patient outcomes and support quality care coordination.

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, Legacy offering free HIV testing

HOUSTON, TX (June 26, 2023) – Per, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is observed on June 27th each year to emphasize and encourage HIV testing. Knowledge of one’s HIV status is the first step to accessing prevention or treatment services that enable individuals to live long and healthy lives, regardless of whether they’re living …

May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

HOUSTON, TX (May 16, 2023) – Per the National Institutes of Health (NIH), HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is observed every year on May 18 and commemorates U.S. President Bill Clinton’s 1997 declaration that, “only a truly effective, preventive HIV vaccine can limit and eventually eliminate the threat of AIDS.” It recognizes the many volunteers, community …

How to Cope with Stress by Legacy – April Stress Awareness Month

HOUSTON, TX (April 24, 2023) – According to, Texas is at the bottom of the national rankings for access to mental health treatment with Houston area residents having significantly less access to mental health care providers than the national average. Following the recent tragic deaths of two college students in Houston, amplification of this …

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

Diabetes Prevention Houston TX

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

HIV Treatment Houston TX

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 …