Health and Human Services Children
18 June

Legacy Community Health Warns of Mental Health Impact of Family Separation on Children

Category: Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Public Affairs

Legacy Community Health today highlighted the potential behavioral health impacts of separating children from their asylum-seeking parents. Almost 2,000 children have been separated from their parents as of May, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

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Dr. Ann Barnes
27 February

For Black History Month, Legacy Salutes Dr. Ann Barnes

Category: Public Affairs, Public Health

This Black History Month, Legacy Community Health salutes Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ann Barnes.  

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Grassroots Guide to Health Care
31 January

Legacy Kicks-off Health Care Advocacy Trainings: Grassroots Guide to Health Care

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

On Monday, Feb. 12, Legacy Community Health’s public affairs practice will launch Grassroots Guide to Health Care, a health-care advocacy 101 training for community advocates. The training will be the first in a series of events, held across the region that will provide community advocates with the tools they need to make an impact in health care and policy.

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DLCC Emerging Leaders Forum
13 December

HIV featured prominently at Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Forum

Category: HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, Public Affairs

At the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Emerging Leaders Forum, held last week in D.C., state elected leaders from around the country, including Texas Representative Eric Johnson, convened to hear about the direction of the Democratic Party.

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World AIDS Day
01 December

Legacy honors those lost to HIV/AIDS as Houston continues fighting the epidemic

Category: Adult Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs, Public Health

The event will honor the clinic’s roots in Houston’s AIDS crisis of the 1980s and outline next steps the city must take to end the HIV epidemic.

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katy caldwell
16 November

Legacy CEO Testimony on Economic Competitiveness

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

Witness Testimony before the House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness November 15, 2017 Katy Caldwell, CEO, Legacy Community Health Chairman Cook, and members of the House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness, my name is Katy Caldwell and I’m CEO of Legacy Community Health in Houston. We are one of the state’s largest federally qualified health…

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HIV has spread zip code
05 October

HIV has spread in your zip code: Here’s what you need to know

Category: Adult Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, Public Affairs

One out of every 200 persons in Houston reports living with HIV, according to the Houston Health Department. The disease has reached epidemic levels in Houston, hitting certain zip codes hard.

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Venita Ray, second from the right, with members of ACT NOW: END AIDS Coalition at USCA
28 September

The United States Conference on AIDS 2017: A Recap

Category: Adult Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs, Public Health

The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), which just convened on September 7, was an informative event, once again this year. Expected changes in the Affordable Care Act, proposed cuts to Medicaid and health care delivery were some of the key issues of discussion.

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21 September

New Survey Reveals How Texans Feel About Health Care

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Affairs, Public Health

This week, Texas Medical Center released results of their “Nation’s Pulse” health care survey, which showed most consumers feel health insurance is important yet too expensive.

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21 September

People need to take the Graham-Cassidy bill seriously

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

The Graham-Cassidy bill decimates Medicaid, which millions of pregnant women, children, elderly, and the disabled rely on for their health needs.

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