Category Archives: Press Release

Legacy Community Health Breaks Ground on New Pasadena Southmore Clinic as Part of a $50 million Gift from Houston Methodist

  HOUSTON, TX (May 10, 2024) – Legacy Community Health (Legacy) commemorated its long-anticipated Legacy Pasadena Southmore Clinic on May 10, 2024 with Legacy and Houston Methodist leadership, board members, government officials and community supporters in attendance.

Free and Discounted Internet for Qualifying Individuals and Patients

HOUSTON, TX (October 24, 2023) – National nonprofit organization Link Health announced the inception of its Houston location with a goal to help Houstonians get access to free or reduced internet access at home through the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Recognized by stalwarts in Boston for its transformative approach in harnessing the health sector to …

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

Hypertension Houston TX

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 HIV.gov, 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 …